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Suppliant Women by Stephen Scully
Book DescriptionAlready tested in performance on the stage, this translation shows for the first time in English the striking interplay of voices in Euripides' Suppliant Women. Torn between the mothers' lament over the dead and proud civic eulogy, between calls for a just war and grief for the fallen, the play captures with unremitting force the competing poles of the human psyche. The translators, Rosanna Warren and Stephen Scully, extenuate the contrasting tonalities in counterpoint of female lament and male reasoned discourse in this play where the silent dead hold, finally, centre stage.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195045536
(204mm x 135mm x 6mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-Dec-1994
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Stephen Scully
Hesiod's Theogony, Hardback (October 2015)
Stephen Scully offers a reading of Hesiod's Theogony and an account of the poem's classical and post-classical reception up to Milton's Paradise Lost. He proposes that the poem be read as a hymn to Zeus and a city-state creation myth, and discusses Hesiod's artful narrative style in relation to Homer's.
Chapman's Homeric Hymns and Other Homerica, Paperback (April 2008)» View all books by Stephen Scully
Presents the original text of the translation of the Homeric hymns. This title also includes epigrams and poems attributed to Homer and known as "The Lesser Homerica," as well as his famous "The Battle of Frogs and Mice."
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Author Biography - Stephen Scully
bout the Editors: Rosanna Warren is Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature at Boston University and Poetry Consultant for the Partisan Review. Stephen Scully is Associate Professor of Classics at Boston University.
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