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An Oresteia

Agamemnon by Aiskhylos; Elektra by Sophokles; Orestes by Euripides

An Oresteia( )
Translator: Carson, Anne
Author: Aeschylus,
Eurípides,
Sophocles,
ISBN:978-0-86547-916-6
Publication Date:Mar 2010
Publisher:Henry Holt & Company
Imprint:Henry Holt & Company
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $24.99
Book Description:

InAn Oresteia, the classicist Anne Carson combines three different versions of the tragedy of the house of Atreus -- A iskhylos'Agamemnon, Sophokles'Elektraand Euripides'Orestes. After the murder of her daughter Iphigeneia by her husband, Agamemnon, Klytaimestra exacts a mother's revenge, murdering Agamemnon and his mistress, Kassandra. Displeased with Klytaimestra's actions, Apollo calls on her son, Orestes, to avenge his father's death with the help of...
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Book Details
Pages:272
Detailed Subjects: Drama / Anthologies (Multiple Authors)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):14.63 x 20.752 x 1.905 cm
Book Weight:0.25 Kilograms
Author Biography
Aeschylus (Translator)
Anne Carson was born December 16, 1950. Carson is a poet, an essayist, and a classicist. She is the director of the graduate program in Classics at McGill University, where she also teaches Latin and Greek.

Carson is perhaps besst know for Autobiography of Red: A Novel in Verse, which won the 1998 QSPELL Prize for Poetry. Carson recently won the 2001 Griffin Poetry Prize for Men in the Off Hours. Carson also won the T.S. Eliot poetry prize for The Beauty of the Husband, the first woman to win the award in its nine-year history. She was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1998 and received a $500,000 MacArthur Fellowship in 2000. Carson is the author of seven books.

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