The tragedies of Sophocles in English prose, the Oxford translation. by Sophocles

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Published by Henry G. Bohn in London .

Written in English

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  • Sophocles -- Translations into English,
  • Mythology, Greek -- Drama

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GenreTranslations into English., Drama.
SeriesBohn"s classical library
ContributionsDindorf, Wilhelm, 1802-1883., Buckley, Theodore Alois, 1825-1856., Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892, former owner., Charles E. Feinberg Collection of Walt Whitman (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsPA4414 .A1 1860
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 339 p. ;
Number of Pages339
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL621613M
LC Control Number96220549

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See search results for this author. Are you an author. Cited by: 1. The three tragedies of Oedipus - Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonus and Antigone are contained in this book - with all three translated by David Greene.

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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. Sophocles has books on Goodreads with ratings. Sophocles’s most popular book is Oedipus Rex (The Theban Plays, #1). Faithful as translations and vigorous and straightforward both to read and to act, these versions were written, like their originals, for immediate staage-production.

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Antigone (/ æ n ˈ t ɪ ɡ ə n i / ann-TIG-ə-nee; Ancient Greek: Ἀντιγόνη) is a tragedy by Sophocles written in or before BCE. Of the three Theban plays Antigone is the third in order of the events depicted in the plays, but it is the first that was written. The play expands on the Theban legend that predates it, and it picks up where Aeschylus' Seven Against Thebes : Tragedy.

The Tragedies of Sophocles. Book Description: This book provides separate discussions of each of Sophocles’ seven plays: Ajax, Women of Trachis, Antigone, Oedipus the King, Electra, Philoctetes and Oedipus at Colonus.

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Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly recreate the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, the Greek Tragedy in New Translations series offers new translations that go beyond the literal meaning of the Greek in order to evoke the sense of poetry evident in the originals/5(4).

Plumptre's translation of the seven surviving tragedies of Sophocles was first published in This thoroughly revised edition was published in one or more tragedies are available in a spoken word format. Author: E.

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Sophocles Biography Childhood. Sophocles is an outstanding Ancient Greek playwright, the author of tragedies, one of the three (Aeschylus, Euripides, Sophocles) of the most famous literary men of the ancient era. He was born approximately in in Colon, a small village a.

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Three of them form the Theban Plays, which recount the story of Thebes during and after the reign of Oedipus. Here, David Slavitt translates the remaining tragedies—the "other four plays:" Ajax, Women of Trachis, Electra, and Philoctetes.

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Disturbing and unrelenting, his tragedies portray what Matthew Arnold referred to as "the turbid ebb and flow of human misery", allowing the audience to stand on the verge of the abyss and confront the waste and disorder of human existence.

Sophocles ( BC BC), one of the great Greek dramatists of the ancient world, was born to a wealthy family at Colonus, near Athens. He had a charmed childhood, was highly educated and a personal friend of prominent statesmen, and, as a good Athenian, served faithfully as a treasurer and general for Athens when it was expanding its empire.

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Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Jebb,richard ioned: ble. The Spring festival celebrating Dionysus provided an opportunity for playwrights such as Sophocles to compete and put on a performance for thousands of spectators. Tragedies usually ran in the morning and the more lighthearted comedies toward the end of the day.

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Sophocles was the second of the three greatest Ancient Greek writers of tragedies, the others were Aeschylus and Euripides. The most famous of Sophocles' tragedies are those about Oedipus and Antigone: these. Sophocles (sŏf´əklēz), c BC– BC, Greek tragic dramatist, younger contemporary of Aeschylus and older contemporary of Euripides, s, near Athens.

A man of wealth, charm, and genius, Sophocles was given posts of responsibility in peace and in war by the Athenians. Only seven of Sophocles' tragedies are extant: Philoctetes, Ajax, Electra, Trachiniae (Women of Trachis), and the Oedipal Trilogy (also known as the Oedipal Cycle) consisting of Oedipus Tyrannus (Oedipus the King), Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone.

The Tragedies of Sophocles combines two volumes into one. It was translated from the original Ancient Greek into English by Thomas Francklin, a.This book explores the mechanisms of the staging of socio-political groups in Sophoclean drama, by studying the fate of one of these groups (the ‘middling group’) in the tragedies of Sophocles and how its staging relates to the position of the same group in the political history of the second part of the fifth century in Athens.¹.Tragedy - Tragedy - Sophocles: the purest artist: Sophocles’ life spanned almost the whole of the 5th century.

He is said to have written his last play, Oedipus at Colonus, at age Only seven of his plays, of some attributed to him, survive.

He won the prize in the tragic competitions 20 times and never placed lower than second.

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