1, please sign up. Be the first to ask a question about Greek Tragedies, Vol. 1 .. Oedipus the King – Sophocles – translated by David Grene – five stars. Antigone. Greek Tragedies, Volume 1. Front Cover. David Grene, Richmond Lattimore. University of Chicago Press, – Literary Criticism – pages. Download Citation on ResearchGate | Greek Tragedies, Volume 1 | In three paperback volumes, the David Grene ยท Richmond Lattimore. Abstract. In three paperback volumes, the Grene and Lattimore editions offer a selection of the most.

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Jan 02, Tiffany rated it really liked it. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Jan Swearingen Limited preview – I prefer tragedies or at least histories to comedies when it comes to plays anyway, and these have some really great lines. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Mark GriffithGlenn W. More than that, the translations are superb and the notes, when needed to be included, are quite helpful, resulting in some of the best versions of these works that can be found anywhere.


The five plays collected here are selected from The Complete Greek Tragedies – 4 Vol Set — perhaps they are the greatest hits. I enjoyed all of them, though it can be a bit rough to read 5 Greek tragedies in succession. I recently read Svarlien’s translation gdene Medea and found grreek more enjoyable than I did this set of plays. Western Literacy and Western Lies C. What also helped in understanding and appreciating these plays was to listen to some lectures by Elizabeth Vandiver on the Greek Tragedy.


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What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? However, these translations are remarkably easy to grasp and beautifully rendered. Please try again later. Visit our Help Pages. Oct 21, James Badger rated it really liked it. Only with less murder and oracles.

Unlimited One-Day Delivery and more. It’s gerek most difficult one to tragedkes, and has a very distinct style when compared to the others. In addition to the new content, the volumes have been reorganized both within and between volumes to reflect the most up-to-date scholarship on the order in which the plays were originally written. Greek TragediesVolume 1. The Complete Greek Tragedies 3 books. To ask other readers questions about Greek Tragedies, Vol.

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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. The questions posed by this story from a perspective of fate really reinforced during its time that no matter what you do the gods always have their way.

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Return to Book Page. New introductions for each play offer essential information about its first production, plot, and reception in antiquity and beyond.

Agamemnon, Prometheus Bound; Sophocles: And that’s not all! Customers who bought this item also bought. The translation is clunky and the notes are sparse. It has five of the greatest surviving Greek tragedies from three of the most famous playwrights of the ancient world.


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For those unfamiliar, I can also say that the stories are truly good in their own right, even all these centuries after they were written.

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. Greek Tragedies Volume 1 is definitely worth the read and it’s a shame to realize how many of these great works have been lost to us.