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Description - Electra by Sophocles

Sophocles' "Electra" tells the story of the revenge Orestes and Electra take on their mother, Clytemnestra, for the murder of their father Agamemnon, after he returns from the Trojan War. In Sophocles' depiction of this myth, Electra admits that her actions are shameful even though they are just. Each play in the "Greek Tragedies in New Translations" series - meant for the non-specialist reader - is preceded by a critical introduction and is accompanied by notes designed to clarify obscure references and to explain the conventions of the Athenian stage.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195049602
ISBN-10: 0195049608
Format: Paperback
(204mm x 135mm x 8mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Sophocles

Anne Carson is McNaughton Professor of Classics at McGill University, Canada. Michael Shaw is Associate Professor of Classics at the University of Kansas.

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