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The Electra plays

Aeschylus

The Electra plays

by Aeschylus

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Published by Hackett in Indianapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electra (Greek mythology) -- Drama,
  • Orestes (Greek mythology) -- Drama

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAeschylus, Euripides, Sophocles ; translated with notes by Peter Meineck, Cecelia Eaton Luschnig, and Paul Woodruff ; introduction by Justina Gregory.
    ContributionsMeineck, Peter, 1967-, Luschnig, C. A. E., Woodruff, Paul, 1943-, Euripides., Sophocles.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA3643.A2 E44 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22679520M
    ISBN 109780872209657, 9780872209640
    LC Control Number2008048132

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    Get this from a library! The Electra plays. [Aeschylus.; Peter Meineck; C A E Luschnig; Paul Woodruff; Euripides.; Sophocles.] -- Peter Meineck is Clinical Assistant Professor of Classics, New York University, and Artistic Director of the Aquila Theatre Company. Cecelia Eaton Luschnig is Professor Emerita of . The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Euripides. Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article.. Euripides: Alcestis, trans. by Richard Aldington (HTML at Adelaide) Euripides: Alcestis, trans. by David Kovacs (HTML with commentary at Perseus) Euripides: The Alcestis of Euripides, Translated into English Rhyming Verse, trans. by Gilbert Murray (Gutenberg text).

    Electra: "To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter" by Euripides.. Euripides is rightly lauded as one of the great dramatists of all time. In his lifetime, he wrote over 90 plays and although only 18 have survived they reveal the scope and reach of his genius. Synopsis Sophocles' innovative plays transformed Greek myths into dramas featuring complex human characters, through which he explored profound moral issues. "Electra" portrays the grief of a young woman for her father Agamemnon, who has been killed by her mother's lover. Aeschylus and /5(14).


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The Electra plays by Aeschylus Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Electra" The Electra plays book not going to be one of the first Euripides plays you would read, and I have found that most times when it is considered it is within the context of comparing it to the parallel works by /5(7).

Electra book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Electra book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. a good thing though because what it means is that we have a variety of plays to consider as opposed to a /5. The Electra Plays (Hackett Classics) - Kindle edition by Sophocles, Aeschylus, Euripides, Woodruff, Paul, Meineck, Peter, Luschnig, Cecelia Eaton, Gregory, Justina, Meineck, Peter, Luschnig, Cecelia Eaton, Woodruff, Paul.

Download it once and read The Electra plays book on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Electra Plays (Hackett /5(2). Electra is one of the most popular mythological characters in tragedies.

She is the main character in two Greek tragedies, Electra by Sophocles and Electra by is also the central figure in plays by Aeschylus, Alfieri, Voltaire, Hofmannsthal, and Eugene O'Neill.

Her characteristic can be stated as a vengeful soul in The Libation Bearers, the second play of Aeschylus' Oresteia. Electra and Other Plays book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

This volume contains four plays by Sophocles ( B.C/5. The Electra Plays (Hackett Classics series) by Peter Meineck. Book is in Very Good Condition. Text will be unmarked.

May show some signs of use or wear. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. ELECTRA (FABER PLAYS) By Frank Mcguinness *Excellent Condition*. Electra and Orestes were shedding blood for blood because of their mother’s sins but still everything their mother had put them through isn’t a fair enough motive to kill.

Book Summary. In the first act, Electra’s husband has a monolog about Electra’s innocence, her father’s death, and the misfortunate faith. Complete summary of Euripides' Electra. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Electra.

Pylades, Orestes, and the Old Man, Orestes's keeper, arrive at Mycenae at daybreak. They have come to exact revenge for the murder of Agamemnon, Orestes's father, as instructed by an oracle of Apollo.

Electra, Orestes's sister, is heard sobbing within the house outside of which the three stand discussing how to execute their plan.

“Electra” is widely considered to be Sophocles‘ best character drama, due to the thoroughness of its examination of the morals and motives of Electra herself. Where Aeschylus told the story with an eye to the ethical issues associated, Sophocles (like Euripides) addresses the problem of character, and asks what kind of woman would want Ratings:   The remaining four extant plays are collected together in this volume of “Electra and Other Plays”.

First in this collection we find “Ajax”, the oldest of Sophocles plays which unfolds the destiny of the warrior Ajax after the Trojan War.5/5(1). PAEDAGOGUS Son of him who led our hosts at Troy of old, son of Agamemnon!- now thou mayest behold with thine eyes all that thy soul hath desired so long.

There is the ancient Argos of thy yearning,- that hallowed scene whence the gadfly drove the daughter of Inachus; and there, Orestes, is the Lycean Agora, named from the wolf-slaying god; there, on the left, Hera's famous temple; and in this.

Medea and Other Plays: Medea / Hippolytus / Electra / Helen. Euripides $ - $ About Electra and Other Plays. Euripides, wrote Aristotle, ‘is the most intensely tragic of all the poets’.

In his questioning attitude to traditional pieties, disconcerting shifts of sympathy, disturbingly eloquent evil characters and acute insight into destructive passion, he is. In many of his plays, he grapples with his country's sacred myths, examining them from the point of view of the diligent artist and pondering their relation to the struggles of humanity.

Electra is widely considered to be Sophocles's best character drama due to the thoroughness of its examination of the morals and motives of Electra herself. In "Electra and Other Plays" we have a collection of five of the classical dramatist Euripides' best plays.

In the title work "Electra", before the events of this play, the Greek general Agamemnon sacrificed a daughter to appease the gods and gain permission to sail for Troy. His wife. Electra and Other Plays - Ebook written by Sophocles.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Electra and Other Plays.

Directed by Rob Bowman. With Jennifer Garner, Goran Visnjic, Will Yun Lee, Kirsten Zien. Elektra the warrior survives a near-death experience, becomes an assassin-for-hire, and tries to protect her two latest targets, a single father and his young daughter, from a group of supernatural assassins/10(K).

About Electra and Other Plays. Four seminal tragedies by the master Greek dramatist, in sparkling new translations Of the more than one hundred plays Sophocles wrote over the course of his long life, only seven survive.

This volume collects four of them, all newly translated. Book Description Paperback. Condition: New. 1st. Paperback. Demonstrating Sophocles' aptitude for humanising figures from Greek myth and transforming simple fables into complex high tragedy, Electra and Other Plays is translated by David Raeburn ng may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability.

pages. /5(K).Check out this great listen on The myth of Electra is retold in this master work by Ancient Greek playwright Sophocles. After the murder of her father at the hands of her mother, the housebound Electra discovers that her last hope for freedom may be lost.

© H. J. William (P)2.Act One: from the Autobiography by Moss Hart. The Actor Retires. Additional Dialogue: An Evening With Dalton Trumbo. Adult Child/Dead Child. Advice for the Young at Heart.

The After-Dinner Joke. After Independence. After the Dance. After The Rainfall. An Afternoon at the Festival. Agamemnon (Play One from The Oresteia) The Age of Consent.