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Greek Tragedy (Penguin Classics)

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Publisher Comments:

Three masterpieces of classical tragedy

Containing Aeschylus's Agamemnon, Sophocles' Oedipus Rex, and Euripides' Medea, this important new selection brings the best works of the great tragedians together in one perfect introductory volume. This volume also includes extracts from Aristophanes' comedy The Frogs and a selection from Aristotle's Poetics.

Synopsis:

Collection of masterpieces of classical tragedy.

Synopsis:

No comparable volume containing the most popular plays available. Now in Penguin Classics.

About the Author

Aeschylus (525-456 bc) wrote more than seventy plays, of which seven have survived.

Euripides (c. 484-406 bc) is believed to have written ninety-two dramas, fewer than twenty of which have survived.

Sophocles (496-406 bc) wrote more than one hundred plays for the Athenian theater.

Shomit Dutta was educated at University College Oxford, and King's College London.

Simon Goodhill is a professor of Greek at Cambridge University and a fellow of King's College where he is director of studies in Classics.

Table of Contents

Greek Tragedy Chronological Table

Introduction

Further Reading

A Note on the Texts

Preface to Agamemnon

Agamemnon by Aeschylus

Preface to Oedipus Rex

Oedipus Rex by Sophocles

Preface to Medea

Medea by Euripides

Preface to Frogs

Extracts from Frogs by Aristophanes

Preface to Poetics

Extracts from Poetics by Aristotle

Notes

Genealogical Tables

Map of Ancient Greece

Product Details

ISBN:
9780141439365
Author:
DUTTA, SHOMIT (ED)
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Introduction by:
Goldhill, Simon
Introduction:
Goldhill, Simon
Author:
Aeschylus
Author:
Watling,
Author:
Heath, Malcolm
Author:
Euripides
Author:
Fe
Author:
Vellacott, Philip
Author:
Sophocles
Author:
Watling, E. F.
Author:
Goldhill, Simon
Location:
N
Subject:
Ancient, Classical & Medieval
Subject:
Greek & Roman
Subject:
DRAMA / General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
PENGUIN CLASSICS
Publication Date:
May 2009
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
198 X 129 in.
Age Level:
17-17

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