One day he begged of her to lend them to him. When the truth comes out, folling from another true but confusing prophecy from Delphi, Jocasta commits suicide, Oedipus blinds himself and leaves Thebes, and the children are left to sort out the consequences themselves which provides the grounds for the later parts of the cycle of plays. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. Storr's, Jeb's and Brunck's translations. From United Kingdom to U. Dimension: 203 x 127 x 10.
About this Item: Oxford University Press, Incorporated. As a result, there are some inconsistencies: notably, Creon is the undisputed king at the end of Oedipus the King and, in consultation with Apollo, single-handedly makes the decision to expel Oedipus from Thebes. Each play in the series, meant for the non-specialist reader, is preceded by a critical introduction and is accompanied by notes designed to clarify obscure references and to explain the conventions of the Athenian stage. Leather Binding on Spine and Corners with Golden Leaf Printing on round Spine extra customization on request like complete leather, Golden Screen printing in Front, Color Leather, Colored book etc. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.
Gray cloth with paper labels front and spine. Together they have edited Hecuba, also in the Greek Tragedy in New Translations series. First Edition Thus; First Printing. The Trachiniae named for the Trachinian women who make up the chorus dramatizes Deianeira's accidentally killing Heracles after he had completed his famous twelve labors. Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly recreate the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, the Greek Tragedy in New Translations series offers new translations that go beyond the literal meaning of the Greek in order to evoke the poetry of the originals. When Orestes arrives at last, her mood shifts from grief to joy, as Orestes carries out the bloody vengeance. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting.
But in his usual fashion, Euripides has imbued myth with the reality of human experience, counterposing suspense and horror with comic realism and down-to-earth comments on life. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. From that moment on, Electra uses Orestes as her instrument of vengeance. Translated by Francis Fergusson using F. When he arrives, the play mounts toward its first climax, a tender recognition scene.
A likely source of this material for Plutarch was the Epidemiae of Ion of Chios, a book that recorded many conversations of Sophocles. Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed. Sophocles, however, wrote the three plays for separate festival competitions, many years apart. About this Item: Oxford University Press, 2001. From United Kingdom to U.
All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. Connecting readers with great books since 1972. About this Item: Oxford University Press. Electra Corresponds roughly to the plot of Aeschylus' Libation Bearers. Dimension: 203 x 127 x 10. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.
Author Biography The Greek Tragedy in New Translation series is edited by Peter Burian and Alan Shapiro. Dickerson, an urgent tale of mutability in a universe of precipitous change. Not only are the Theban plays not a true trilogy three plays presented as a continuous narrative but they are not even an intentional series and contain some inconsistencies among them. This translation equals the original in ferocity of expression, and leaves intact the inarticulate cries of suffering and joy that fill the play. But in his usual fashion, Euripides has imbued myth with the reality of human experience, counterposing suspense and horror with comic realism and down-to-earth comments on life. This edition of the play is preceded by a critical introduction and is accompanied by explanatory notes. Antique look with Golden Leaf Printing and embossing with round Spine completely handmade binding extra customization on request like Color Leather, Colored book, special gold leaf printing etc.
Book will be sent in robust, secure packaging to ensure it reaches you securely. From that moment on, Electra uses Orestes as her instrument of vengeance. Lang: - French, Pages 102. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Sophocles competed in around 30 competitions; he won perhaps 24 and was never judged lower than second place; in comparison, Aeschylus won 14 competitions and was defeated by Sophocles at times, while Euripides won only 4 competitions.
Electra Greek Tragedy In New Translations Paperback can be very useful guide, and electra greek tragedy in new translations paperback play an important role in your products. Sophocles' second stage was entirely his own. From United Kingdom to U. About this Item: Oxford University Press Inc, United States, 2001. This sacks cities, this drives men from their homes, this teaches and corrupts the worthiest minds to turn base deeds. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions.