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Feb 12, Belphoebe Merkle rated it it was amazing. It has five of the greatest surviving Greek tragedies from three of the most famous playwrights of the ancient world.

However, the Getty Villa production of Prometheus Bound was great. Amazon Business Service for business customers.

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Philoctetes, Oedipus at Colonus; Euripides: Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Oedipus the King, Antigone; Euripides: For anyone picking up this particular edition, if you start with Agamemnon, you might be put off rather quickly. Greek Tragedies 2 Mark Griffith. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Jan Swearingen Limited preview – Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

New introductions for each play offer essential information about its first production, plot, and reception in antiquity and beyond. Nov 30, Michael rated it it was amazing. Sacrifice to the gods to appease them or to ask for something from them.


Customers who bought this item also bought. Oedipus The King and AntigoneEuripides: Learn more about Amazon Prime. The Complete Greek Tragedies: University of Chicago Press Language: I would recommend to any looking for a good introduction to Greek tragedy, as well as any looking to become a more well-rounded reader of literature. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, geeek computer – no Kindle device required.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. In addition to the new content, the volumes have been reorganized both within and between volumes to reflect the most up-to-date hragedies on the order in which the plays were originally written. And he’s such a jerk. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

There’s a problem loading ttragedies menu right now. I intend to read the rest of the tragedies in the series, not only for the entertainment that the stories themselves provide, but also the literary significance these works represent. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Sep 20, Morgan Lammert rated it liked it Shelves: People always say start with the Greeks, and more than anything I’m pleasantly entertained by so many of tragediez domestic issues touched on and how they mirror the modern family well!

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May 30, Heather Palmer marked it as to-read. Unlimited One-Day Delivery and more. That being said, I definitely enjoyed Antigone the most. It was hragedies first time reading this story and wasn’t that difficult to follow. Lists with This Book.


For more information, or to order this book, please visit https: Mar 01, Joe Spencer rated it it was amazing. Greek Tragedies 3 Mark Griffith. Western Literacy and Western Lies C. These can be used well by high school or college students. Professor Vandiver describes in detail costuming, stage sets and how these plays might have been performed. I recently read and reviewed the Oresteia of Aeschylustranslated by Richmond Lattimore. What also helped in understanding and appreciating these plays was to listen to some lectures by Elizabeth Vandiver on the Greek Tragedy.

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

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Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Sixty years ago, the University of Chicago Press undertook a momentous project: It is no surprise that Trwgedies should rail against his torturers I recently read and reviewed the Oresteia of Aeschylustranslated by Richmond Lattimore. That would just be wrong and presumptuous somehow. Professor Tragevies, I did enjoy reading these plays but I was more in awe by their production.

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