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An Oresteia

Author: Anne Carson; Aeschylus.; Sophocles.; Euripides.
Publisher: New York : Faber and Faber, 2009.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Drama : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this innovative rendition of The Oresteia, the poet, translator, and essayist Anne Carson combines three different visions -- Aischylos' Agamemnon, Sophokles' Elektra, and Euripides' Orestes, giving birth to a wholly new experience of the classic Greek triumvirate of vengeance. Carson's accomplished rendering combines elements of contemporary vernacular with the traditional structures and rhetoric of Greek  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Agamemnon, King of Mycenae (Mythological character); Electra, (Greek mythological figure); Orestes, King of Argos (Mythological character); Agamemnon, King of Mycenae (Mythological character); Electra, (Greek mythological figure); Orestes, King of Argos (Mythological character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Carson; Aeschylus.; Sophocles.; Euripides.
ISBN: 9780865479029 086547902X
OCLC Number: 243544608
Description: xi, 255 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Agamemnon / Aiskhylos --
Elektra / Sophokles --
Orestes / Euripides.
Responsibility: translated by Anne Carson.

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In this innovative rendition of The Oresteia, the poet, translator, and essayist Anne Carson combines three different visions -- Aischylos' Agamemnon, Sophokles' Elektra, and Euripides' Orestes, giving birth to a wholly new experience of the classic Greek triumvirate of vengeance. Carson's accomplished rendering combines elements of contemporary vernacular with the traditional structures and rhetoric of Greek tragedy, opening up the plays to a modern audience. --from publisher description.

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