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Electra and Other Plays (Classics)

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Published by Penguin Classics .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsE. F. Watling (Introduction, Translator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7355045M
ISBN 100140440283
ISBN 109780140440287


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Electra and Other Plays Paperback – January 1, by Sophocles (Author)Author: Sophocles. Electra and Other Plays: Euripides Electra and Other Plays book Classics) Paperback – January 1, Cited by: 9. Electra and Other Plays book. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

alternate cover for ISBN: Euripides, wrote Ari /5. In "Electra and Other Plays" we have a collection of five of the classical dramatist Euripides' best plays.

In the title work "Electra", before the events of this play, the Greek general Agamemnon sacrificed a daughter to appease the gods and gain permission to sail for Troy.5/5(7). : The Complete Sophocles: Volume II: Electra and Other Plays (Greek Tragedy in New Translations) (): Sophocles, Burian, Peter, Shapiro, Alan: Books5/5(2).

Electra and Other Plays (Penguin Classics) Sophocles. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. 1 offer from $ Medea and Other Plays Euripides. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ Lysistrata and Other Plays (Penguin Classics) Aristophanes.

out of 5 stars /5(23). Euripides is thought to have written 92 plays, only 18 of which survive. If you enjoyed Electra and Other Plays, you might like Euripides' Medea and Other Plays, also available in Penguin Classics. Electra and Other Plays (Penguin Classics) Kindle Edition by Sophocles (Author)/5(14).

The list of recommendations of the "Top Stage Plays of All Time" originates from the Serious Literature Group of Goodreads. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Buy Electra and Other Plays (Penguin Classics) by Sophocles, Easterling, Pat, Easterling, Pat, Raeburn, David (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(7). Electra (Euripides play), a play by Euripides, probably in the mid s BC, likely before BC, that tells a very different version of this same basic story from Sophocles.

Electra (Sophocles play) The story was also told at the end of the lost epic Nostoi (also known as Returns or Returns of the Greeks) The events are also brought up in Homer's OdysseyCharacters: Orestes, Electra, Chrysothemis, old. Electra and other plays Item Preview remove-circle Ajax -- Electra -- Women of Trachis -- Philoctetes Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Internet Archive Books.

Delaware County District Library (Ohio) Scanned in China. American : Electra is a Greek tragedy by Sophocles; the first publication date is unknown. Summary Read a Plot Overview of the Electra and Other Plays book play or a scene by scene Summary and Analysis.

Electra is the center of this popular tragedy and in it, we see her mourning and aching through out the play until Orestes' return.

Aeschylus' The Oresteia is a great tragedy and is concerned with a deep political struggle, a struggle between patriarchy and matriarchy and /5.

The Paperback of the Electra and Other Plays: Euripides by Euripides at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Books, Toys, Games and much more. Electra and Other PlaysGeneral Introduction Note on the Text Chronological Table Translator's : Penguin Publishing Group.

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Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App/5(87). Electra is one of the most popular mythological characters in tragedies.

She is the main character in two Greek tragedies, Electra by Sophocles and Electra by Euripides. She is also the central figure in plays by Aeschylus, Alfieri, Voltaire, Hofmannsthal, and Eugene O'Neill. Her characteristic can be stated as a vengeful soul in The Libation Bearers, the second play of Aeschylus' Oresteia trilogy, because she.

Title: Electra and Other Plays By: Euripides, Richard Rutherford Format: Paperback Number of Pages: Vendor: Penguin Random House Publication Date: Dimensions: X X (inches) Weight: 7 ounces ISBN: ISBN Stock No: WWPages:   Demonstrating Sophocles' aptitude for humanising figures from Greek myth and transforming simple fables into complex high tragedy, Electra and Other Plays is translated by David Raeburn with an introduction and notes by Pat Easterling.

The plays collected in this volume show Sophocles' ability to create complex human characters struggling with profound moral :   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 poetry of the originals.

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AbeBooks has been part of the rare book. The Oedipus Plays are plays by Sophocles that were first performed in BC. Read a Plot Overview of the entire play or a scene by scene Summary and Analysis.

See a complete list of the characters in The Oedipus Plays and in-depth analyses of Oedipus, Antigone, Creon, and The Chorus. Here's where you'll find analysis about the play as a whole. Electra or Elektra (Greek: Ἠλέκτρα / Ēlektra) is a Greek tragic play by Sophocles.

Its date is not known, but various stylistic similarities with the Philoctetes ( BC) and the Oedipus at Colonus ( BC) lead scholars to suppose that it was written towards the end of Sophocles' career.

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How I Play Kobe Bryant, Andrew D. Bernstein, Phil Jackson, Pau Gasol Hardcover. $ $ 87 $ $ (not by other. Euripides' Electra (Ancient Greek: Ἠλέκτρα, Ēlektra) is a play probably written in the mid s BC, likely before is unclear whether it was first produced before or after Sophocles' version of the Electra Characters: Electra, Orestes, Clytemnestra, Castor.

Philoctetes (Ancient Greek: Φιλοκτήτης, Philoktētēs; English pronunciation: / ˌ f ɪ l ə k ˈ t iː t iː z /, stressed on the third syllable, -tet-) is a play by Sophocles (Aeschylus and Euripides also each wrote a Philoctetes but theirs have not survived). The play was written during the Peloponnesian is one of the seven extant tragedies by : Tragedy.

The three plays presented in "Euripides V" are all important works: Electra, The Phoenician Women, and The Bacchae. The editors are David Grene (who translated and provided the Introduction to "The History" by Herodotus) and Richmond Lattimore. Both are well reputed scholars of the classics/5.

Electra is a Greek tragedy by Sophocles. Set in the city of Argos a few years after the Trojan War, it recounts the tale of Electra and the vengeance that she and her brother Orestes take on their mother Clytemnestra and step father Aegisthus for the murder of their father, Agamemnon.

When news of his death reached Athens in early BC, Sophocles appeared publicly in mourning for him. Euripides is thought to have written about ninety-two plays, of which seventeen tragedies and one satyr-play known to be his survive; the other play which Format: Paperback.

Electra and Orestes were shedding blood for blood because of their mother’s sins but still everything their mother had put them through isn’t a fair enough motive to kill.

Book Summary. In the first act, Electra’s husband has a monolog about Electra’s innocence, her. When news of his death reached Athens in early BC, Sophocles appeared publicly in mourning for him.

Euripides is thought to have written about ninety-two plays, of which seventeen tragedies and one satyr-play known to be his survive; the other play which is attributed to him, the Rhesus, may in fact be by a later : Penguin Publishing Group. Sophocles was born in BC.

His long life spanned the rise and decline of the Athenian Empire. He wrote over a hundred plays, many of which are published as Penguin Classics, drawing on a wide and varied range of themes.

Ajax, as he appears in this play, in the Iliad, and other myths, is a heroic figure, a "rugged giant", with strength, courage and the ability to think quickly well beyond the normal standards of mankind. He was considered a legendary character to the people of ancient ters: Athena, Odysseus, Ajax, Tecmessa.

Demonstrating Sophocles’ aptitude for humanising figures from Greek myth and transforming simple fables into complex high tragedy, Electra and Other [ ]. When news of his death reached Athens in early BC, Sophocles appeared publicly in mourning for him.

Euripides is thought to have written about ninety-two plays, of which seventeen tragedies and one satyr-play known to be his survive; the other play which is attributed to him, the Rhesus, may in fact be by a later hand/5(6).

Sophocles of Kolōnos (c. - c. BCE) was one of the most famous and celebrated writers of tragedy plays in ancient Greece and his surviving works, written throughout the 5th century BCE, include such classics as Oedipus the King, Antigone, and Women of with other Greek plays, Sophocles’ work is not only a record of Greek theatre but also provides an invaluable insight.

(C) Electra (D) Frogs (E) Orestes. Which one of the following must be false. (A) Antigone and Clouds are performed on consecutive days, with no other play between them.

(B) Exactly one play is performed between Antigone and Clouds. (C) Electra and Orestes are performed on consecutive days, with no other play between them. (D) Frogs and Orestes are performed on consecutive days, with no other.

This vital translation of Euripides' Electra recreates the prize-winning excitement of the original play. Electra, obsessed by dreams of avenging her father's murder, impatiently awaits the return of her exiled brother Orestes. When he arrives, the play mounts toward its first climax, a tender recognition scene/5(2).

Euripides’ other play about Iphigenia, Iphigenia in Tauris, takes place after the sacrifice, and after Orestes has killed Clytemnestra and Aegisthus. Apollo orders Orestes—to escape persecution by the Erinyes for killing his mother, Clytemnestra, and her lover—to go to Tauris.

While in Tauris, Orestes is to carry off the xoanon (carved wooden cult image) of Artemis, which had fallen from.* Euripides. Euripides, the youngest of the three great Athenian playwrights, was born around BC of a family of good standing.

He first competed in the dramatic festivals in BC, coming only third; his record of success in the tragic competitions is lower than that of either Aeschylus or Sophocles.Get FREE shipping on The Bacchae and Other Plays by Euripides, from Presents translations of four plays by Euripides that revolve around the themes of religious scepticism, the injustices suffered by women, and the folly of war.