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Complete Aeschylus, Volume 2: Persians and Other Plays ( Aeschylus Peter Burian, Alan Shapiro (eds)) Hardcover Book, (Oxford University Press, 2009) 9780195373370
Complete Aeschylus, Volume 2: Persians and Other Plays ( Aeschylus Peter Burian, Alan Shapiro (eds)) Hardcover Book, (Oxford University Press, 2009) 9780195373370
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Title: The Complete Aeschylus, Volume 2: Persians and Other Plays

Author: Aeschylus, Peter Burian, Alan Shapiro (eds)

Publisher: Oxford University Press; Publication Date: 2009

Hardcover; ISBN: 9780195373370

Volumes: 1; Pages: 432

List Price in Cloth: $99.00 Our price: $80.99

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Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly re-create 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.The volume brings together four major works by one of the great classical dramatists: Prometheus Bound, translated by James Scully and C. John Herrington, a haunting depiction of the most famous of Olympian punishments; The Suppliants, translated by Peter Burian, an extraordinary drama of flight and rescue arising from women's resistance to marriage; Persians, translated by Janet Lembke and C. John Herington, a masterful telling of the Persian Wars from the view of the defeated; and Seven Against Thebes, translated by Anthony Hecht and Helen Bacon, a richly symbolic play about the feuding sons of Oedipus. These four tragedies were originally available as single volumes. This new volume retains the informative introductions and explanatory notes of the original editions and adds a single combined glossary and Greek line numbers.
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