Four Tragedies by Sophocles
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Four Tragedies
By Sophocles

Four Tragedies

Ajax, Women of Trachis, Electra, Philoctetes

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Translated by Peter Meineck See other recent books by Peter Meineck See other recent books by Paul Woodruff
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Four Tragedies by Sophocles

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Meineck and Woodruff's new annotated translations of Sophocles' Ajax , Women of Trachis , Electra , and Philoctetes combine the same standards of accuracy, concision, clarity, and powerful speech that have so often made their Theban Plays a source of epiphany in the classroom and of understanding in the theatre. Woodruff's Introduction offers a brisk and stimulating discussion of central themes in Sophoclean drama, the life of the playwright, staging issues, and each of the four featured plays.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780872207646
ISBN-10: 0872207641
Format: Hardback
(215mm x 9mm x mm)
Pages: 312
Imprint: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
Publish Date: 15-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Oedipus the King and Other Tragedies by Sophocles Oedipus the King and Other Tragedies, Paperback (March 2016)

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Author Biography - Sophocles

Peter Meineck is Founder of Aquila Theatre and Associate Professor of Classics, New York University. Paul Woodruff is Professor of Philosophy, University of Texas at Austin.

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