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  • Contributi critici sul testo di Eschiloby Matteo Taufer

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 55.35

    Der vorliegende Band vereinigt die Beiträge der internationalen Tagung Eschilo, il creatore della tra more...

  • Aeschylus: Persaeby A. F. Garvie

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 179.99

    A new edition, with Introduction and Commentary, of Aeschylus' Persae, first produced in 472 BC. A. F. Garvie argues that the play is a genuine tragedy, which, far from presenting a simple moral of hybris punished by the gods, poses questions concerning human suffering to which there are no easy answers. more...

  • Prometheus Boundby Aeschylus; James Scully; C. John Herington

    Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 8.99

    For readers accustomed to the relatively undramatic standard translations of Prometheus Bound , this version by James Scully, a poet and winner of the Lamont Poetry Prize, and C. John Herington, one of the world's foremost Aeschylean scholars, will come as a revelation. Scully and Herington recapture the play's true power, drama, and relevance to... more...

  • The Complete Aeschylusby Aeschylus; Peter Burian; Alan Shapiro

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 8.99

    Aeschylus' Oresteia , the only ancient tragic trilogy to survive, is one of the great foundational texts of Western culture. This new translation is faithful to the strangeness of the original Greek and to its enduring human truth. The translation's precise but complicated rhythms honor the music of the Greek, bringing into unforgettable English the... more...

  • The Past in Aeschylus and Sophoclesby Poulheria Kyriakou

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 210.00

    The book studies the past of the characters in Aeschylus and Sophocles, a neglected but crucial topic. The characters? beliefs, values, and emotionsbear on their view of the past. This view reinforces their beliefs and their conception of themselves and others as agentsof free will and members of a family and/or community. The study reveals... more...

  • The Oresteian Trilogyby Aeschylus; Philip Vellacott

    Penguin Books Ltd 1973; US$ 15.98

    Aeschylus (525-c.456 bc) set his great trilogy in the immediate aftermath of the Fall of Troy, when King Agamemnon returns to Argos, a victor in war. Agamemnon depicts the hero's discovery that his family has been destroyed by his wife's infidelity and ends with his death at her callous hand. Clytemnestra's crime is repaid in The Choephori when her... more...

  • Prometheus Boundby Aeschylus; Deborah Roberts

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 6.95

    "This is the best Prometheus Bound in English. Deborah Roberts' translation is accurate, readable, and true to the original in idiom, imagery, and the combination of a high style with occasional colloquialism. The informative notes and perceptive Introduction will help readers to experience the play with heightened pleasure and understanding."... more...

  • The Play of Wordsby Giulia Maria Chesi

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 119.00

    This book examines the dynamics of interfamilial violence in the Oresteia . It argues that the key element of the play?s discourse about violence is to be found in the inquiry for a definition of Clytemnestra?s motherhood. By reading the play?s narrative on interfamilial violence and matricide as a narrative of uncertainties in terms... more...

  • A Commentary on The Complete Greek Tragedies. Aeschylusby James C. Hogan

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 26.00

    This commentary offers a rich introduction and useful guide to the seven surviving plays attributed to Aeschylus. Though it may profitably be used with any translation of Aeschylus, the commentary is based on the acclaimed Chicago translations, The Complete Greek Tragedies , edited by David Grene and Richmond Lattimore. James C. Hogan provides a... more...

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