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  • Oedipus Tyrannusby Sophocles; Peter Meineck; Paul Woodruff

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2000; US$ 6.95

    Peter Meineck and Paul Woodruff's collaboration on this new translation combines the strengths that have recently distinguished both as translators of Greek tragedy: expert knowledge of the Greek and of the needs of the teaching classicist, intimate knowledge of theatre, and an excellent ear for the spoken word. Their Oedipus Tyrannus features... more...

  • Antigoneby Sophocles; Paul Woodruff

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2001; US$ 6.50

    "Woodruff?s work with Peter Meineck makes this text one that is accessible to today?s students and could be staged for modern audiences. Line notes printed at the bottom of the page bring a reader further quick assistance. . . . ?The choral odes as rendered here deserve special notice. After giving a succinct analysis of each in his introduction,... 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...

  • An Oresteiaby Anne Carson; Aeschylus; Sophocles; Euripides

    Faber & Faber 2009; US$ 15.99

    A Bold, Iconoclastic New Look at One of the Great Works of Greek Tragedy   In this innovative rendition of The Oresteia , the poet, translator, and essayist Anne Carson combines three different visions?Aischylos? Agamemnon , Sophokles? Elektra , and Euripides? Orestes ?giving birth to a wholly new experience of the classic Greek triumvirate... more...

  • Journey's Endby Robert Cedric Sherriff

    Penguin Books Ltd 2000; US$ 14.38

    Set in the First World War, Journey's End concerns a group of British officers on the front line and opens in a dugout in the trenches in France. Raleigh, a new eighteen-year-old officer fresh out of English public school, joins the besieged company of his friend and cricketing hero Stanhope, and finds him dramatically changed ... Laurence Olivier... more...

  • Faust: Part Oneby J. W. von Goethe; David Luke

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 8.99

    The legend of Faust grew up in the sixteenth century, a time of transition between medieval and modern culture in Germany. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) adopted the story of the wandering conjuror who accepts Mephistopheles's offer of a pact, selling his soul for the devil's greater knowledge; over a period of 60 years he produced... more...

  • Medeaby Euripides; Anthony Podlecki

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2011; US$ 5.95

    This is an English translation of Euripides' tragedy Medea based upon the myth of Jason and Medea and her revenge against her husband Jason. Focus Classical Library provides close translations with notes and essays to provide access to understanding Greek culture. more...

  • Antigoneby Sophocles; Ruby Blondell

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 5.95

    This is an English translation of Sophocles? tragedy of Antigone and her fate when she decides to bury her dead brother Polyneices. Focus Classical Library provides close translations with notes and essays to provide access to understanding Greek culture. more...

  • Medea, Hippolytus, Heracles, Bacchaeby Euripides; Stephen Esposito; Michael R. Halleran; Anthony Podlecki

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 11.95

    This anthology includes four outstanding translations of Euripides? plays: Medea, Bacchae, Hippolytus, and Heracles. These translations remain close to the original, with extensive introductions, interpretive essays, and footnotes. This series is designed to provide students and general readers with access to the nature of Greek drama, Greek mythology,... more...

  • Picnicby William Inge

    Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.00

    This title collects four plays by American playwright William Inge, including Come Back Little Sheba, Picnic, Bus Stop, and The Dark at the Top of the Stairs. more...