Description - Four Tragedies by Sophocles
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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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.