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The Oresteia of Aeschylus Books

  • Autor: Aeschylus
  • Editor: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Relaese Date: 01 September 2000
  • ISBN: 0374527059
  • Format Book: PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
  • Number of page: 208 pages
  • File Size: 14MB
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Description The Oresteia of Aeschylus de Aeschylus:

In the last year of his life, Ted Hughes completed translations of three major dramatic works: Racine's "Phedre," Euripedes' "Alcestis," and the trilogy of plays known as at "The"Oresteia," a family story of astonishing power and the background or inspiration for much subsequent drama, fiction, and poetry.
"The Oresteia"--Agamemnon, Choephori, and the Eumenides--tell the story of the house of Atreus: After King Agamemnon is murdered by his wife, Clytemnestra, their son, Orestes, is commanded by Apollo to avenge the crime by killing his mother, and he returns from exile to do so, bringing on himself the wrath of the Furies and the judgment of the court of Athens.
Hughes's "acting version" of the trilogy is faithful to its nature as a dramatic work, and his translation is itself a great performance- while artfully inflected with the contemporary, it has a classical beauty and authority. Hughes's "Oresteia" is quickly becoming the standard edition for English-language readers and for the stage, too. Info on the article author can't be uncovered or perhaps have been removed at the demand with the publisher. You may may very well be keen on various other guides by way of the Aeschylus. There we were competent to get hold of many of the the majority of iformatsii in your case. Intended for experts: web site doesn't include community gain access to the ebooks on the websites exclusively initial information regarding it. If you think that web page is definitely infringing, please email people regarding this and if you're truly the publisher of them guides, i will immediately eliminate webpages from my website.


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