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Sophocles: Electra
     

Sophocles: Electra

by Sophocles
 

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ISBN-10: 1585102814

ISBN-13: 9781585102815

Pub. Date: 04/30/2008

Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.

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

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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:
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
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
I: The myth
II: The play

III: This edition
Bibliography
Electra: Dramatis personae, text and translation
Commentary
Index

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