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The Oresteia

 
 
 
 
The Oresteia
Author: Aeschylus
ISBN 13: 9780226007724
ISBN 10: 226007723
Edition: 1
Publisher: University Of Chicago Press
Publication Date: 1989-03-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 249
List Price: $23.00
 
 

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)