bySophocles SophoclesTranslated byMarianne Macdonald, J. Michael Walton

September 1, 2004|
Electra by Sophocles Sophocles
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A tragic tale of duty, retribution and fate.

King Agamemnon, on returning from the Trojan Wars, is murdered by his wife, Clytemnestra, and her lover. Now, to avenge the crime, their daughter Electra must commit one even worse and face the inevitable consequences.

This edition of Sophocles'' play Electra, in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series, is translated and introduced by Marianne McDonald and J. Michael Walton.

Sophocles (c. 497/6 - winter 406/5 BC) is one of three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays have survived. His first plays were written later than or contemporary with those of Aeschylus, and earlier than or contemporary with those of Euripides. Sophocles wrote over 120 plays during the course of his life, but only seven have survived ...
Product dimensions:128 pages, 6.3 X 4.16 X 0.21 in
Shipping dimensions:128 pages, 6.3 X 4.16 X 0.21 in
Published:September 1, 2004
Publisher:Playwrights Canada Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781854597564

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