The Complete Plays of Sophocles

A New Translation

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  • 0062092448
  • 9780062020345
  • 9780062092441
Award-winningpoet-playwrights Robert Bagg and James Scully presenta gripping new translation of Western literature’s earliest treasures in TheComplete Plays of Sophocles. In the tradition of Robert Fagles’bestselling translations of The Iliad and The Odyssey, andretaining the textual authenticity of Richmond Lattimore’sAeschylus, Bagg and Scully render Sophocles’ dramasaccessible and exciting for the modern reader. Students new to Athenian drama,readers of classical literature, and anyone wishing to kindle anew theirpassion for Greek tragedy will find no more captivating entrance to thesemilestones of world literature than in Bagg andScully’s The Complete Plays of Sophocles.
  • HarperCollins; July 2011
  • ISBN 9780062092441
  • Read online, or download in secure EPUB format
  • Title: The Complete Plays of Sophocles
  • Author: Sophocles
  • Imprint: Harper Perennial
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 0062092448
  • 9780062020345
  • 9780062092441

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“Bagg and Scully’s renderings strike me as the most performable versions of Sophocles I’ve ever encountered…if you’re looking for the translation that best reflects the emotional force and expressive range of the original plays, you would be hard pressed to do better.”

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 0062092448
  • 9780062020345
  • 9780062092441