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Electra

by E. A. Sophocles
Editor Nicholas Rudall

Ivan R. Dee | June 1, 1993 | Trade Paperback

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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.

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

Found in: Greek and Roman, Greek and Roman

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Electra

by E. A. Sophocles
Editor Nicholas Rudall

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.

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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.

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A marvel of compression and spare, evocative English.
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