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Ajax; Electra; Philoctetes; Women of Trachis

by Sophocles, David Grene (Editor), Richmond Lattimore (Editor)

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Edition: // Descr: v, 254 p. 20.5 cm. // Series: The Complete Greek Tragedies Call No. { 882 S6 12 } Edited by David Grene and Richard Lattimore. // //
  ColgateClassics | Oct 26, 2012 |
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Sophoclesprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Grene, DavidEditormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Lattimore, RichmondEditormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Grene, DavidEditormain authorsome editionsconfirmed
Grene, DavidTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Jameson, MichaelTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Moore, JohnTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Watling, E. F.Translatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Editions containing Ajax; Electra; Philoctetes; and Women of Trachis include:

Grene and Lattimore's Complete Greek Tragedies V. 4 (Sophocles II)
Penguin Classics' Electra and other plays
Penn Greek Drama Series Vol 1
Methuen Classical Greek Dramatists Sophocles II
Vier tragedies
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0226307867, Paperback)

"These authoritative translations consign all other complete collections to the wastebasket."—Robert Brustein, The New Republic

"This is it. No qualifications. Go out and buy it everybody."—Kenneth Rexroth, The Nation

"The translations deliberately avoid the highly wrought and affectedly poetic; their idiom is contemporary....They have life and speed and suppleness of phrase."—Times Education Supplement

"These translations belong to our time. A keen poetic sensibility repeatedly quickens them; and without this inner fire the most academically flawless rendering is dead."—Warren D. Anderson, American Oxonian

"The critical commentaries and the versions themselves...are fresh, unpretentious, above all, functional."—Commonweal

"Grene is one of the great translators."—Conor Cruise O'Brien, London Sunday Times

"Richmond Lattimore is that rara avis in our age, the classical scholar who is at the same time an accomplished poet."—Dudley Fitts, New York Times Book Review

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Provides translation of four Greek dramas by Sophocles.

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Two editions of this book were published by Penguin Australia.

Editions: 0140446680, 0140449787

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