Synopses & Reviews
The Penn Greek Drama Series presents original literary translations of the entire corpus of classical Greek drama: tragedies, comedies, and satyr plays. It is the only contemporary series of all the surviving work of Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes, and Menander.This volume includes translations by Fred Chappell (Alcestis), Mark Rudman and Katharine Washburn (Daughters of Troy), Richard Elman (The Phoenician Women), Elaine Terranova (Iphigenia at Aulis), and George Economou (Rhesus).
What man would murder his daughter to launch a fleet, or give his wife to Death in his own stead? These tragedies are filled with dramatic conflicts realistically portrayed. The Penn Greek Drama Series presents original literary translations of classical Greek drama. The aim of the series is to make both the works and their interpretations accessible to the reading public.
Table of Contents
1. Medea. Hecuba. Andromache. The Bacchae -- 2. Hippolytus. Suppliant women. Helen. Electra. Cyclops -- 3. Alcestis. Daughters of Troy. The Phoenician women. Iphigenia at Aulis. Rhesus.