Greek Tragedy

Greek Tragedy




Introduction by: Simon Goldhill
Editor: Shomit Dutta
Translator:
Translator: Philip Vellacott
Translator: Malcolm Heath
Translator: Shomit Dutta

Format
Paperback
Price
$16.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780141439365
  • 352 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

Three masterpieces of classical tragedy

Containing Aeschylus’s Agamemnon, Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex, and Euripides’ Medea, this important new selection brings the best works of the great tragedians together in one perfect introductory volume. This volume also includes extracts from Aristophanes’ comedy The Frogs and a selection from Aristotle’s Poetics.

Table of Contents

Chronological Table
Introduction
Further Reading
A Note on the Texts

Preface to Agamemnon
Agamemnon by Aeschylus

Preface to Oedipus Rex
Oedipus Rex by Sophocles

Preface to Medea
Medea
by Euripides

Preface to Frogs
Extracts from Frogs by Aristophanes

Preface to Poetics
Extracts from Poetics by Aristotle

Notes
Genealogical Tables
Map of Ancient Greece

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