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 through Richmond Lattimore, and fragments of “Proteus,” translated by way of Mark Griffith.

 

Sixty years in the past, the collage of Chicago Press undertook a momentous undertaking: a brand new translation of the Greek tragedies that might be the last 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 vigorous and compelling that they continue to be the normal translations. this day, Chicago is taking pains to make sure that our Greek tragedies stay the best English-language models in the course of the twenty-first century.

 

In this hugely expected 3rd variation, Mark Griffith and Glenn W. so much have rigorously up to date the translations to carry them even toward the traditional Greek whereas preserving the vibrancy for which our English models are recognized. This variation additionally contains brand-new translations of Euripides’ Medea, The kids of Heracles, Andromache, and Iphigenia one of the Taurians, fragments of misplaced performs via Aeschylus, and the surviving component of Sophocles’s satyr-drama The Trackers. New introductions for every play supply crucial information regarding its first construction, plot, and reception in antiquity and past. furthermore, every one quantity contains an creation to the existence 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 of and among volumes to mirror the main updated 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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