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The Complete Sophocles, Volume I : the Theban Plays.

Author: Peter Burian; Alan Shapiro
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA, 2010.
Series: Greek tragedy in new translations.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can best re-create the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, the Greek Tragedy in New Translations series offers new translations that go beyond the literal meaning of the Greek in order to evoke the poetry of the originals. The tragedies collected here were originally available as single volumes. This new  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Burian; Alan Shapiro
ISBN: 9780199745524 0199745528
OCLC Number: 728767305
Description: 1 online resource (447 pages).
Contents: ANTIGONE; Preface; Introduction; On the Translation; Antigone; Notes; Appendix 1: The Date of Antigone; Appendix 2: The Myth of Antigone, to the End of the Fifth Century BCE; Appendix 3: The Transmission of the Text; OEDIPUS THE KING; Introduction; A Note on the Choruses; Oedipus the King; Notes; OEDIPUS AT COLONUS; Introduction; Conventions of the Ancient Greek Theater; On the Translation; Oedipus at Colonus; Notes; GLOSSARY; A; B; C; D; E; F; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; Z; FOR FURTHER READING.
Series Title: Greek tragedy in new translations.

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Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can best re-create the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, the Greek Tragedy in New Translations series offers new translations that go beyond the literal meaning of the Greek in order to evoke the poetry of the originals. The tragedies collected here were originally available as single volumes. This new collection retains the informative introductions and explanatory notes of the original editions, with Greek line numbers and a single combined glossary added for easy reference. This.

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