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By Aeschylus,David Grene,Richmond Lattimore,Mark Griffith,Glenn W. Most

ISBN-10: 0226311465

ISBN-13: 9780226311463

ISBN-10: 0226311473

ISBN-13: 9780226311470

Aeschylus II includes “The Oresteia,” translated by way of Richmond Lattimore, and fragments of “Proteus,” translated by way of Mark Griffith.

 

Sixty years in the past, the college of Chicago Press undertook a momentous undertaking: a brand new translation of the Greek tragedies that will be the final word source for academics, scholars, and readers. They succeeded. lower than the specialist administration of eminent classicists David Grene and Richmond Lattimore, these translations mixed accuracy, poetic immediacy, and readability of presentation to render the surviving masterpieces of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides in an English so energetic and compelling that they continue to be the traditional translations. at the present time, Chicago is taking pains to make sure that our Greek tragedies stay the top English-language models in the course of the twenty-first century.

 

In this hugely expected 3rd version, Mark Griffith and Glenn W. so much have rigorously up-to-date the translations to carry them even towards the traditional Greek whereas maintaining the vibrancy for which our English models are well-known. This variation additionally contains brand-new translations of Euripides’ Medea, The teenagers of Heracles, Andromache, and Iphigenia one of the Taurians, fragments of misplaced performs via Aeschylus, and the surviving part of Sophocles’s satyr-drama The Trackers. New introductions for every play provide crucial information regarding its first creation, plot, and reception in antiquity and past. furthermore, every one quantity comprises an advent to the lifestyles and paintings of its tragedian, in addition to notes addressing textual uncertainties and a thesaurus of names and areas pointed out within the plays.

 

In addition to the recent content material, the volumes were reorganized either inside of and among volumes to mirror the main up to date scholarship at the order within which the performs have been initially written. the result's a suite of good-looking paperbacks destined to introduce new generations of readers to those foundational works of Western drama, paintings, and life.

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