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The Oresteia: Agamemnon; The Libation Bearers; The Eumenides

 
 
 
 
The Oresteia: Agamemnon; The Libation Bearers; The Eumenides
Author: Aeschylus
ISBN 13: 9780140443332
ISBN 10: 140443339
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Publication Date: 1984-02-07
Format: Paperback
Pages: 336
List Price: $15.00
 
 

Classic trilogy by great tragedian concerns the bloody history of the House of Atreus. Grand style, rich diction and dramatic dialogue. Still powerful after 2500 years.

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Translators Grene and O'Flaherty present a modern translation of the three plays composing the Oresteia and, with the assistance of director Nicholas Rudall, an abridged stage adaptation which transforms the Oresteia into an effective modern stage play. Includes introductory material. Cloth edition ($32.50). Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)