Four Tragedies (Book published September 15, 2007)

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Author  Sophocles
Publisher  Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication Date   September 15, 2007
ISBN  0872207633
Pages  312

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Description

Meineck and Woodruff's new annotated translations of Sophocles' Ajax, Women of Trachis, Electra, and Philoctetes combine the same standards of accuracy, concision, clarity, and powerful speech that have so often made their Theban Plays a source of epiphany in the classroom and of understanding in the theatre. Woodruff's Introduction offers a brisk and stimulating discussion of central themes in Sophoclean drama, the life of the playwright, staging issues, and each of the four featured plays.

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