Reading list for Greek Tragedy with Barbara Holler.
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The heroic Greek dramas that have moved theatergoers and readers since the fifth century B.C.
In the Oresteia Aeschylus addressed the bloody chain of murder and revenge within the royal family of Argos. As they move from darkness to light, from rage to self-governance, from primitive ritual to civilized institution, their spirit of struggle and regeneration becomes an everlasting song of celebration.
The first book by the author of the classic philosophical text Beyond Good and Evil.
The plays of Euripides have stimulated audiences since the fifth century BC. This volume, containing Phoenician Women, Bacchae, Iphigenia at Aulis, Orestes, and Rhesus
completes the new editions of Euripides in Penguin Classics.
Features a general introduction, individual prefaces to each play, chronology, notes, bibliography, and glossary