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 · Richmond Lattimore. Abstract. In three paperback volumes, the Grene and Lattimore editions offer a selection of the most.

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David Grene — taught classics for many volu,e at the University of Chicago. Agamemnon is pretty slow, but Prometheus Bound is rather remarkable. No trivia or quizzes yet. Classical Languages Dramatic Works.

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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. Learn more about Amazon Prime. I gragedies more leisure than I wish. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.


There’s all you need in Greek tragedy right here in one book Published February 24th by University of Chicago Press first published Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. It is no surprise that Prometheus should rail against his torturers I recently read and reviewed the Oresteia of Aeschylustranslated by Richmond Lattimore.

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The Complete Greek Tragedies 1. MostDavid Greneand Richmond Tragedied. What also helped in understanding and appreciating these plays was to listen to some lectures by Elizabeth Vandiver on the Greek Tragedy. Philoctetes, Oedipus at Colonus; Euripides: Feb 12, Belphoebe Merkle rated it it was amazing.

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Professor Yes, I did enjoy reading these plays but I was more in awe by their production. Mar 03, Amrita rated it really liked it. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Dec 13, Diego Fleitas rated it it was amazing.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. And Oedipus Rex and Antigone, are of course, our paradigms for all of tragedy. About Contact News Giving to the Press. In this case, the collection is an excellent introduction to Greek tragedies, but the scholarly notes left much to be desired. Prometheus Bound is one of those overlooked tragedies that nonetheless has a lot of significance underlying its plot structure.


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Jan 02, Danielle Mccormick rated it really liked it Shelves: However, the Getty Villa production of Prometheus Bound was great. However, these translations are remarkably easy to grasp and beautifully rendered. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. At last, a real book about real people.

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Jan 05, Amir Atef rated it really liked it. Today, Chicago is taking pains to ensure that our Greek tragedies remain the leading English-language versions throughout the twenty-first century.

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Mar 01, Joe Spencer rated it it was amazing. Refresh and try again. Agamemnon, Prometheus Bound; Sophocles: Agamemnon, Prometheus Bound; Sophocles: Under the expert management of eminent classicists David Grene and Richmond Lattimore, those translations combined accuracy, poetic immediacy, and daviid of presentation to render the surviving masterpieces of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides in an English so lively and compelling that they remain the standard translations.