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  • Published: 15 September 2017
  • ISBN: 9780812983098
  • Imprint: Random House USA
  • Format: Paperback
  • RRP: $42.99

The Greek Plays

Sixteen Plays by Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides


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A collection of all-new translations of the world’s most beloved Ancient Greek plays—filled with scandal, sex, drama and death—from our most respected and admired translators today. Includes appendices from leading scholars like Daniel Mendelsohn.

A landmark edition, with modernized translations, cutting-edge annotations, in-depth appendices, and a very readable and practical interior design, this is the ideal 21st century single-volume of Greek drama from today’s top English translators. Some of the plays included are such classics as Agamemnon, Prometheus Bound, Bacchae, Electra, Medea, Antigone, and Oedipus Rex.

  • Pub date: 15 September 2017
  • ISBN: 9780812983098
  • Imprint: Random House USA
  • Format: Paperback
  • RRP: $42.99

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