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Prometheus Bound (Greek Tragedy in New Translations)

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Publisher Comments:

For readers accustomed to the relatively undramatic standard translations of Prometheus Bound, this version by James Scully, a poet and winner of the Lamont Poetry Prize, and C. John Herington, one of the world's foremost Aeschylean scholars, will come as a revelation. Scully and Herington accentuate the play's true power, drama, and relevance to modern times. Aeschylus originally wrote Prometheus Bound as part of a tragic trilogy, and this translation is unique in including the extant fragments of the companion plays.

About the Author

James Scully is Professor of English at the University of Connecticut. He is the author of several volumes of poetry, including The Marches, and winner of the Lamont Poetry Prize.

C. John Herington is Professor of Classics and Talcott Professor of Greek at Yale University. He is the author of several books, including Poetry into Drama and Aeschylus.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780195061659
Translator:
Scully, James
Translator:
Herington, C. John
Translator:
Scully, James
Author:
Scully, James
Author:
null, C. John
Author:
Aeschylus
Author:
null, James
Author:
Herington, C. John
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Ancient and Classical
Subject:
Ancient, Classical & Medieval
Subject:
Greek & Roman
Subject:
Prometheus (Greek deity)
Subject:
Classical Studies | Classical Literature in Translation
Subject:
Tragedies
Subject:
DRAMA / General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Greek Tragedy in New Translations Paperback
Series Volume:
27
Publication Date:
19900231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
14 line drawings
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
8.00x5.44x.24 in. .27 lbs.

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