Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 76 pages, 8.64 × 5.6 × 0.26 in
Published: June 1, 1993
Publisher: Ivan R. Dee
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1566630223
ISBN - 13: 9781566630221
About the Book
The classic drama of a daughter's revenge of her father's murder in a brilliant new translation for modern audiences. Plays for Performance Series.
From the Publisher
Sophocles'' classic drama of a daughter''s revenge of her father''s murder has been translated into playable language for modern audiences. As an example of Sophoclean tragedy, with its fatalistic acceptance of human doom, Electra is unsurpassed. It is, in addition, a potent metaphor for the current disintegration of some European nations.
About the Author
The Plays for Performance series is edited by Nicholas Rudall, former artistic director of the Court Theatre at the University of Chicago where he is professor of classics, and Bernard Sahlins, founder and director of the Second City. They both live in Chicago, Illinois.
A marvel of compression and spare, evocative English.