Sophocles: Electra

Sophocles: Electra

by Sophocles
     
 

ISBN-10: 1585102814

ISBN-13: 9781585102815

Pub. Date: 04/30/2008

Publisher: Focus Publishing

This is an English translation of Sophocles’ tragedy of Electra, and the vengeance that she and her brother Orestes take on their mother and step father for the murder of their father. This edition also includes an "afterlife" essay that discusses adaptations of the play, as well as touches on other ways Electra has had influence (Jung's identification of the…  See more details below

Overview

This is an English translation of Sophocles’ tragedy of Electra, and the vengeance that she and her brother Orestes take on their mother and step father for the murder of their father. This edition also includes an "afterlife" essay that discusses adaptations of the play, as well as touches on other ways Electra has had influence (Jung's identification of the Electra Complex, O'Neill's "Mourning Becomes Electra"). Focus Classical Library provides close translations with notes and essays to provide access to understanding Greek culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585102815
Publisher:
Focus Publishing
Publication date:
04/30/2008
Series:
Focus Classical Library
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; Electra; Commentary; Appendices; Indexes.

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