The Dramas of Sophocles

by Sir George (Young, Translator) Sophocles

Hardcover, 1916

Call number

808.8 YOU

Collection

Publication

J. M. Dent & Sons (1916)

Description

Award-winningpoet-playwrights Robert Bagg and James Scully presenta gripping new translation of Western literature's earliest treasures in TheComplete Plays of Sophocles. In the tradition of Robert Fagles'bestselling translations of The Iliad and The Odyssey, andretaining the textual authenticity of Richmond Lattimore'sAeschylus, Bagg and Scully render Sophocles' dramasaccessible and exciting for the modern reader. Students new to Athenian drama,readers of classical literature, and anyone wishing to kindle anew theirpassion for Greek tragedy will find no more captivating entrance to thesemilestones of world literature than in Bagg andScully's The Complete Plays of Sophocles.

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