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Sophocles' Philoktetes (04 Edition)by Seth Schein
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This is an English translation of Sophocles tragedy of Philoctetes, an archer who had been abandoned on Lemnos by the rest of the Greek fleet while on the way to Troy. Focus Classical Library provides close translations with notes and essays to provide access to understanding Greek culture.
A translation in English of this ancient drama, with notes, an introduction, map, and an interpretive essay.
A new translation into English. Includes a map, notes, interpretative essay.
About the Author
Seth L. Schein is Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of California, Davis. He works mainly on Homeric epic and Attic tragedy, and his interests include literary theory and its history, classical receptions, translation, gender and interpretation, and the literary representation of history and of social institutions and values.
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