Download Aeschylus II: The Oresteia (The Complete Greek Tragedies) by Aeschylus,David Grene,Richmond Lattimore,Mark Griffith,Glenn PDF

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

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

 

Sixty years in the past, the college of Chicago Press undertook a momentous venture: a brand new translation of the Greek tragedies that will be the last word source for lecturers, 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 normal translations. at the present time, Chicago is taking pains to make sure that our Greek tragedies stay the top English-language types during the twenty-first century.

 

In this hugely expected 3rd version, Mark Griffith and Glenn W. such a lot have rigorously up to date the translations to convey them even towards the traditional Greek whereas maintaining the vibrancy for which our English types are well-known. This variation additionally comprises brand-new translations of Euripides’ Medea, The young ones 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 construction, plot, and reception in antiquity and past. moreover, every one quantity contains an creation 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 hot content material, the volumes were reorganized either inside and among volumes to mirror the main updated scholarship at the order during 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.

Show description

Read Online or Download Aeschylus II: The Oresteia (The Complete Greek Tragedies) PDF

Similar greek & roman literature books

The Song of Eros: Ancient Greek Love Poems

This selection of new translations of 80 poems offers a delightful, thought-provoking reminder of love’s vagaries as captured throughout the wit, allure, and perception of the grasp poets of antiquity. the entire feelings and stories linked to love—rejection, infatuation, ecstasy, desperation, loneliness—are rendered obtainable to modern readers via this energetic, smooth, but trustworthy English translation of works that date from the 7th century B.

Philoctetes (Hackett Classics)

First released in Peter Meineck and Paul Woodruff's Sophocles: 4 Tragedies, this riveting translation through Peter Meineck of Sophocles' Philoctetes incorporates a new creation by way of Paul Woodruff.

Travaille et tu auras un cheval: ou La vie de François Ribêche (Roman) (French Edition)

Quelle joie de rencontrer par hasard un vieux camarade ! Quarante ans plus tard, Jean Botrel décide de raconter los angeles vie de François Ribêche, véritable modèle de réussite sociale. A strength de persévérance, il accède à l’élite malgré les a priori.

Les racines du figuier (BAU.BAUDELAIRE) (French Edition)

Il savait déjà que les chemins qui mènent à l. a. vérité et à l'amour s'entrelacent et serpentent entre des murs aux pierres angulaires acérées, contre lesquelles on s'écorche le cœur. Il est pourtant revenu au will pay de ses origines, ses blessures pas encore cicatrisées, comme on reprend sa word après une aposiopèse.

Additional info for Aeschylus II: The Oresteia (The Complete Greek Tragedies)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.05 of 5 – based on 38 votes