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The Oresteia Trilogy: Agamemnon, the Libation-Bearers and the Furies

 
 
 
 
The Oresteia Trilogy: Agamemnon, the Libation-Bearers and the Furies
Author: Aeschylus
ISBN 13: 9780486292427
ISBN 10: 486292428
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: 1996-09-24
Format: Paperback
Pages: 160
List Price: $3.50
 
 

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)