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Five Great Greek Tragedies: Sophocles, Euripides and Aeschylus

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Five of the greatest, most studied, and most performed Greek tragedies, each in an outstanding translation, include Oedipus Rex and Electra by Sophocles (translated by George Young), in which the much-admired playwright explores the individual's search for truth and self-knowledge; Medea and Bacchae by Euripides (translated by Henry Hart Milman), favorites with modern audiences for their psychological subtlety and the humanity of their characters; and Prometheus Bound by Aeschylus (translated by George Thomson), a monumental work that examines relations between humans and the gods. Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative: Oedipus Rex.

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Features Oedipus Rex and Electra by Sophocles (translated by George Young), Medea and Bacchae by Euripides (translated by Henry Hart Milman), and Prometheus Bound by Aeschylus (translated by George Thomson). Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

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Features Oedipus Rex and Electra by Sophocles (translated by George Young), Medea and Bacchae by Euripides (translated by Henry Hart Milman), and Prometheus Bound by Aeschylus (translated by George Thomson). Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486436203
Author:
Sophocles, E. A.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Aeschylus
Author:
Dover Thrift Editions
Author:
Euripides
Author:
Sophocles
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Mythology, Greek
Subject:
Ancient, Classical & Medieval
Subject:
Greek drama
Subject:
Greek drama (Tragedy)
Subject:
DRAMA / General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions
Series Volume:
no. 97
Publication Date:
20040631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.54 lb
Age Level:
from 14

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"Synopsis" by ,
Features Oedipus Rex and Electra by Sophocles (translated by George Young), Medea and Bacchae by Euripides (translated by Henry Hart Milman), and Prometheus Bound by Aeschylus (translated by George Thomson). Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
"Synopsis" by ,
Features Oedipus Rex and Electra by Sophocles (translated by George Young), Medea and Bacchae by Euripides (translated by Henry Hart Milman), and Prometheus Bound by Aeschylus (translated by George Thomson). Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
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