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Medea (Norton Critical Editions)
By W. W. Norton & Company
ean: 9780393265453, isbn: 0393265455,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 241 reviews
“A terrific new translation―Murnaghan’s Medea is both terrifying and sympathetic, an emotionally complex portrayal that leaves the reader no simple answers.” ―Kirk Ormand, Oberlin College“This NCE will appeal to a wide range of teachers w...
Aristophanes 1: Clouds, Wasps, Birds (Hackett Classics)
ean: 9780872203600, isbn: 0872203603,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 116 reviews
Originally adapted for the stage, Peter Meineck's revised translations achieve a level of fidelity appropriate for classroom use while managing to preserve the wit and energy that led The New Yorker to judge his CloudsThe best Greek drama we've ever ...
The Plays and Fragments (Oxford World's Classics)
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780199540730, isbn: 019954073X,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
The greatest writer of Greek New Comedy and the founding father of European comedy, Menander (c.341-290 BC) wrote over one hundred plays, of which only one complete play and substantial fragments of others survive. Until the twentieth century he was ...
Heracles (Clarendon Paperbacks)
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mpn: commentary, indices, ean: 9780198140603, isbn: 0198140606,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 30 reviews
This critical edition, based on Diggle's authoritative text, is designed to help the modern reader to an appreciation of Euripides' poetry and dramatic art. Bond focuses on the formal elements that are prominent in Euripides' plays and his highly rhe...
Grief Lessons: Four Plays by Euripides (New York Review Books (Paperback))
By Euripides/ Carson, Anne (TRN)
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mpn: 9781590172537, ean: 9781590172537, isbn: 1590172531,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
Now in paperback.Euripides, the last of the three great tragedians of ancient Athens, reached the height of his renown during the disastrous Peloponnesian War, when democratic Athens was brought down by its own outsized ambitions. “Euripides,” th...
Plautus: Three Comedies (The Braggart Warrior / The Rope / Casina)
ean: 9780819198150, isbn: 0819198153,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 264 reviews
This work translates three plays by Plautus, who combined Italian farce with the more polished Greek form of comedy. The text also presents discussions of the origins of Roman comedy, the realities of slavery, the role of women in Roman society and t...
Three Plays by Aristophanes: Staging Women (New Classical Canon)
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ean: 9780415871310, isbn: 041587131X,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
These three plays by the great comic playwright Aristophanes (c. 446-386 BCE), the well-known Lysistrata, and the less familiar Women at the Thesmophoria and Assemblywomen, are the earliest surviving portrayals of contemporary women in the European l...
The Complete Sophocles: Volume I: The Theban Plays (Greek Tragedy in New Translations)
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780195388800, isbn: 0195388801,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can best re-create the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, the Greek Tragedy in New Translations series offers new translations that go be...
Frogs and Other Plays (Penguin Classics)
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mpn: 9780140449693, ean: 9780140449693, isbn: 0140449698,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
Three plays from Aristophanes, the master of Ancient Greek comedyMarrying deft social commentary to a rich, earthy comedy, the three comedies collected in Aristophanes' The Frogs and Other Plays offers a unique insight into one of the most turbulent ...
The Exchange: Mind to Body the Next Evolution
By Brand: Outskirts Press
ean: 9781432786014, isbn: 1432786016,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 119 reviews
Frank Freiberg, a forty-four-year-old fighter pilot, is unknowingly recruited into the middle of a tormenting government program that takes him to the edge of his limits time after time, testing the boundaries of life, death, and how much one human b...
Four Tragedies and Octavia (Penguin Classics)
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mpn: 9780140441741, ean: 9780140441741, isbn: 0140441743,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
Based on the legends used in Greek drama, Seneca's plays are notable for the exuberant ruthlessness with which disastrous events are foretold and then pursued to their tragic and often bloodthirsty ends. Thyestes depicts the menace of an ancestral cu...
How to Stage Greek Tragedy Today
By University of Chicago Press
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ean: 9780226301280, isbn: 0226301281,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
From the stages of Broadway and London to university campuses, Paris, and the bourgeoning theaters of Africa, Greek tragedy remains constantly in production. This global revival, in addition to delighting audiences, has highlighted both the promise a...
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ean: 9781314294651, isbn: 1314294652,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 225 reviews
Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have ende...
Sophocles: King Oidipous: Introduction, Translation and Essay (Focus Classical Library)
By Brand: Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Co.
ean: 9781585100606, isbn: 1585100609,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
This is an English translation of Sophocles’ famous tragedy of Oedipus and the fate he so much tries to avoid. Focus Classical Library provides close translations with notes and essays to provide access to understanding Greek culture....
Bacchae (Focus Classical Library)
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ean: 9780941051422, isbn: 0941051420,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
An English translation of Euripides' tragedy based on the mythological story of King Pentheus of Thebes and his fateful encounter with the god DIonysus. Includes an introductory essay, extensive notes, appendices on lacuna, a geneological chart of th...
Ion, Helen, Orestes
By Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
ean: 9781624664809, isbn: 1624664806,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 201 reviews
An acclaimed translator of Euripidean tragedy in its earlier and more familiar modes, Diane Arnson Svarlien now turns to three plays that showcase the special qualities of Euripides’ late dramatic art. Like her earlier volumes, Ion, Helen, Orestes ...
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