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  • All That You've Seen Here Is Godby Bryan Doerries; Sophocles; Aeschylus

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 16.95

    These contemporary translations of four Greek tragedies speak across time and connect readers and audiences with universal themes of war, trauma, suffering, and betrayal. Under the direction of Bryan Doerries, they have been performed for tens of thousands of combat veterans, as well as prison and medical personnel around the world. Striking for their... more...

  • Antigoneby Sophocles .; Lewis Campbell

    Copyright Group 2017; US$ 1.49

    The village of Colonus, near Athens, was, in the year 495 BC, the birthplace of Sophocles. Sophocles place in Greek Tragedy is assured. His birth places him between the two other giants of Greek tragedy; Æschylus and Euripides. He was 30 years younger than Æschylus, the reigning master of drama and was fifteen years older than Euripides, who would,... more...

  • Our Ajaxby Timberlake Wertenbaker; Sophocles

    Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 15.49

    Torn between army politics and the love of his soldiers on the front line, a legendary leader spirals out of control. Inspired by Sophocles' classical play, Our Ajax draws on interviews with contemporary servicemen and women to create a modern epic of heroism, love and homeland. Timberlake Wertenbaker's Our Ajax premiered at the Southwark Playhouse,... more...

  • The Theban Playsby Sophocles; Ruby Blondell

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2001; US$ 9.95

    English translations of three of Sophocles’ Oidipous Cycle: King Oidipous, Oidipous at Colonus, and Antigone. Focus Classical Library provides close translations with notes and essays to provide access to understanding Greek culture. more...

  • Selected Poemsby Sophocles; Reginald Gibbons

    Princeton University Press 2018; Not Available

    Sophocles' tragedies--from Antigone to Oedipus Tyrannus --are filled with highly wrought, vivid, and emotionally powerful poetry. Yet most translations sacrifice the poetry to convey only the sense of the lines as dramatic speech. This is the first book in English to present Sophocles exclusively as a poet, and the only volume to reveal the full... more...

  • Antigoneby Damien Ryan; Sophocles

    Currency Press 2017; Not Available

    ‘Who here can tell what law we owe the dead?’ Antigone, daughter of Oedipus, is a child of war. Thousands of years ago she asked a question: What do we do with the body of the enemy when this enemy is our brother? Damien Ryan’s new adaptation of Sophocles’ classic takes the conflicts of ancient Thebes and wrenches them passionately... more...

  • Antigoneby Eamon Flack; Sophocles

    Currency Press 2013; Not Available

    The sun rises on Thebes the morning after a war. The new king takes the first decisive step of his government, and a young woman slips out of the city to find her brother’s body on the battlefield. By the next sunrise, her act of devotion will have destroyed the ruling family and brought the state to its knees. Eamon Flack’s vigorous adaptation... more...

  • Antigoneby Jane Montgomery Griffiths; Sophocles

    Currency Press 2015; Not Available

    Antigone has always been a respected member of her community but in civil war all bets are off. She suddenly finds herself on the outside looking in. Everyone has a right to bury their dead. Everyone has a right to give their loved ones a dignified resting place. Yet when the community leaders decide that they need to set an example, they deny Antigone... more...

  • Antigoneby Sophocles; Richard Emil Braun

    Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 7.99

    This finely-tuned translation of Sophocles' Antigone by Richard Emil Braun, both a distinguished poet and a professional scholar-critic, offers, in lean, sinewy verse and lyrics of unusual intensity, an interpretation informed by exemplary scholarship and critical insight. Braun's translation highlights the extraordinary structural symmetry and beauty... more...