1, please sign up. Be the first to ask a question about Greek Tragedies, Vol. 1 .. Oedipus the King – Sophocles – translated by David Grene – five stars. Antigone. Greek Tragedies, Volume 1. Front Cover. David Grene, Richmond Lattimore. University of Chicago Press, – Literary Criticism – pages. Download Citation on ResearchGate | Greek Tragedies, Volume 1 | In three paperback volumes, the David Grene · Richmond Lattimore. Abstract. In three paperback volumes, the Grene and Lattimore editions offer a selection of the most.

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I read Antigone and Prometheus Bound, and both plays were ok. Showing of 2 reviews.

I could imagine going to see either of those plays live, and enjoying it. Do you like tales of women scorned who go on murderous rampages? Customers who viewed this dvid also viewed.

Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item? Oedipus The King and AntigoneEuripides: I intend to read the rest of the tragedies in the series, not only for the grwek that the stories themselves provide, but also the literary significance these works represent.

There is a lot of valuable cultural insight in this volume, and some of the plot lines will keep you scratching your head for days. I grfne tragedies or at least histories to comedies when it comes to plays anyway, and these have some really great lines. In three paperback volumes, the Grene and Lattimore editions offer a selection of the most important and characteristic plays of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides from the nine-volume anthology of The Complete Greek Tragedies.


Homeric Hymns Hackett Classics. Jan Swearingen Limited preview – Greek Tragedies, Volume 1 Paperback. The result is a set of handsome paperbacks destined to introduce new generations of readers to these foundational works of Western drama, art, and life. The questions posed by this story from a perspective of fate really reinforced during its time that no matter what you do the gods always have their way.

While most ttragedies the tragedies are fairly pious, this one is iconoclastic. See all free Kindle reading apps. Oct 21, James Badger rated it really liked davud.

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. It’s the most difficult one to read, and has a very distinct style when compared to the others. I think this is a good book. Account Options Sign in. Refresh and try again.

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Not much if anything in the way of notes, but voume introduction is fantastic and the text is very readable without stepping on the original intent of the Greek. A solid three stars. You can see through the concerted efforts of both Oedipus’s real father and Oedipus himself they try to circumvent their fates but can’t escape what is ordained.

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Greek Tragedies, Volume 2: Read this in college for my Greek Tragedies class The Hippolytus is a display of divine cruelty and injustice even in the structure of justice that functions in Greek religious, political and social thought. Daviid Designer Fashion Brands.

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At last, a real book about real people. Jan 05, Amir Atef rated it really liked it. What I mean by that is there is always tension through the story which creates a healthy amount of suspense that engages the reader.

Want to Read saving…. Prometheus, after foretelling Io’s destiny, invites volumr questions: My only wish is that this have more information about the texts; footnotes would have been appreciated. And Oedipus Rex and Antigone, are of course, our paradigms for all of tragedy. I vopume read Svarlien’s translation of Medea and found it more enjoyable than I did this set of plays. For those unfamiliar, I can also say that the stories are truly good in their own right, even all these centuries after they were written.

However, the Getty Villa production of Prometheus Bound was great.