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Three Greek tragedies in translation

by David Grene

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Published by The University of Chicago press in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greek drama (Tragedy) -- Translations into English,
  • Prometheus (Greek deity) -- Drama,
  • Oedipus (Greek mythology) -- Drama,
  • Hippolytus (Greek mythology) -- Drama

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] David Grene ...
    GenreDrama.
    ContributionsAeschylus., Sophocles., Euripides.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA3626 .G7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 228 p.
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6438164M
    LC Control Number42019142

      So far as we know, only three Greek tragedies dealt with recent history rather than age-old myths, and all three portrayed episodes from what we now call the Persian Wars: the twenty-year stretch of armed conflict (– b.c.) that pitted various coalitions of Greek cities against the vast, wealthy, monarchic Persian : Random House Publishing Group. The Complete Greek Tragedies. New York: Washington Square Press. Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide) Grene, David and Richmond Lattimore, The Complete Greek Tragedies. New York: Washington Square Press, MLA Citation (style guide) Grene, David., and Richmond Lattimore. The Complete Greek Tragedies.

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Chicago, Ill., University of. Read Online Greek Tragedies 3 and Download Greek Tragedies 3 book full in PDF formats. PDF Download Sixty years ago, the University of Chicago Press undertook a momentous project: a new translation of the Greek tragedies that would be the ultimate resource for teachers, students, and readers.

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Greek tragedy is a form of theatre from Ancient Greece and Anatolia. It reached its most significant form in Athens in the 5th century BC, the works of which are sometimes called Attic tragedy is widely believed to be an extension of the ancient rites carried out in honor of Dionysus, and it heavily influenced the theatre of Ancient Rome and the Renaissance.

Three Greek tragedies in translation Item Preview remove-circle Light text written in pencil throughout book. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Camera Canon 5D Donor alibris External-identifier urn:oclc:recordPages: In three paperback volumes, the Grene and Lattimore editions offer a selection of the most important and characteristic plays of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides from the nine-volume anthology of The Complete Greek the years these authoritative, critically acclaimed editions have been the preferred choice of more than three million readers for personal/5.

Grene has also revised his earlier translation of Prometheus Bound and rendered some of the former prose sections in verse. These new translations replace the originals included in the paperback volumes Sophocles I (which contains all three Theban plays), Aeschylus II, Greek Tragedies, Volume I, and Greek Tragedies, Volume III, all of which.

The book series The Complete Greek Tragedies published or distributed by the University of Chicago Press. Book Series: The Complete Greek Tragedies All Chicago e. Comprised of five chapters, this book starts with an overview of Grillparzer's two plays for the popular stage, namely, Die Ahnfrau () and Der Traum ein Leben ().

This text then reviews the characteristics of Grillparzer's Greek tragedies wherein he prefers direct action to narrative. Lattimore does a good translation of several greek tragedies in this book.

The book is great in terms of the stories that are presented, especially Oedipus the King. Oedipus is THE example of the perfect Greek tragedy.

It is moving, ironic, and sad combined into a play/5(5). Lastly, lighter in tone, the satyr drama, Helen, is an exploration of the impossibility of certitude as brilliantly paradoxical as the three famous tragedies.

This new translation does full justice to Euripides's range of tone and gift for narrative. Click to read more about Three Greek tragedies in translation by David Grene. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for bookloversAuthor: David Grene (Editor), Aeschylus, Euripides, Sophocles.

Sixty years ago, the University of Chicago Press undertook a momentous project: a new translation of the Greek tragedies that would be the ultimate resource for teachers, students, and readers. They succeeded.

Under the expert management of eminent classicists David Grene and Richmond Lattimore, those translations combined accuracy, poetic 4/5(1). The Theater of War: What Ancient Greek Tragedies Can Teach Us Today Three Greek Tragedies: Medea, Antigone and Agamemnon (Classic Books on CD Collection) [UNABRIDGED] Greek Mythology: Greek Gods of Ancient Greece and Other Greek Myths Greek for the Rest of Us: UsingFile Size: KB.

Three Other Theban Plays Book Summary: Though now associated mainly with Sophocles' Theban Plays and Euripides' Bacchae, the theme of Thebes and its royalty was a favorite of ancient Greek poets, one explored in a now lost epic cycle, as well as several other surviving tragedies.

With a rich Introduction that sets three of these plays within the larger contexts of Theban legend and of Greek. The Agamemnon of Aeschylus, in Greek Tragedies, Volume I.

Chicago: University of Chicago Press, (All quotations are taken from this translation.) Norwood, Gilbert. "The Greek Tragedies" is a compelling read. Translators Richmond Lattimore, David Grene, and William Arrowsmith bring the ancient world to life.

Lattimore, whose translation of The Iliad of Homer (translated and introduction by Richmond Lattimore is one of the authoritative, also brings Aeschylus' tragedy of matricide, revenge, and justice to life.5/5(1).

This remarkably low-priced anthology brings together five of the greatest, most studied, and most performed Greek tragedies, each in an outstanding translation: • Oedipus Rex and Electra by Sophocles (translated by George Young), in which the much-admired playwright explores the individual's search for truth and self-knowledge.

Prins gives a fascinating account of the importance of Greek tragedy in translation and theatrical production in the colleges of higher education for women that emerged in this period.Description of the book "Five Great Greek Tragedies": Five of the greatest, most studied, and most performed Greek tragedies, each in an outstanding translation, include "Oedipus Rex" and "Electra" by Sophocles (translated by George Young), in which the much-admired playwright explores the individual's search for truth and self-knowledge; "Medea" and "Bacchae "by Euripides (translated by Henry.