The Complete Sophocles: Volume II: Electra and Other Plays

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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 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 greatest classical dramatists: Electra, translated by Anne Carson and Michael Shaw, a gripping story of revenge, manipulation, and the ...

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    • Title: The Complete Sophocles by Sophocles
    • Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
    • Print ISBN: 9780195387827, 0195387821
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    • Edition: 2009
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