UHS Greek Tragedy

Reading list for Greek Tragedy with Barbara Holler.

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The Three Theban Plays: Antigone; Oedipus the King; Oedipus at Colonus Cover Image
By Sophocles, Robert Fagles (Translated by), Bernard Knox (Introduction by), Bernard Knox (Notes by)
$15.00
ISBN: 9780140444254
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Published: Penguin Classics - February 7th, 1984

The heroic Greek dramas that have moved theatergoers and readers since the fifth century B.C.


The Oresteia: Agamemnon; The Libation Bearers; The Eumenides Cover Image
By Aeschylus, Robert Fagles (Translated by), W. B. Stanford (Introduction by), W. B. Stanford (Notes by)
$15.00
ISBN: 9780140443332
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Published: Penguin Classics - February 7th, 1984

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 Birth of Tragedy: Out of the Spirit of Music Cover Image
By Friedrich Nietzsche, Shaun Whiteside (Translated by), Michael Tanner (Editor)
$12.00
ISBN: 9780140433395
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Published: Penguin Classics - January 1st, 1994

The first book by the author of the classic philosophical text Beyond Good and Evil.
 


The Bacchae and Other Plays Cover Image
By Euripides, Philip Vellacott (Translated by)
$13.00
ISBN: 9780140440447
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Published: Penguin Classics -

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