Iphigeneia at Aulis (The Greek Tragedy in New Translations)
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- Sales Rank:199,613
- Languages:English (Unknown), Greek (Original Language), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
- Edition:First edition.
- Shipping Weight (lbs):0.9
- Dimensions (in):6.7 x 0.6 x 9.8
- Publication Date:March 23, 1978
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In this new translation of Euripides' celebrated Greek tragedy, W.S. Merwin and George E. Dimock, Jr. offer a compelling look at the devastating consequence of 'man's inhumanity to man'. A stern critique of Greek culture, Iphigeneia at Aulis condemns the Trojan War by depicting the power of political ambition and the ensuing repercussions of thoughtlessly falling to the will of constituency. The translation impressively re-creates the broad array of moral and emotional tones conveyed by Euripides, with a comprehensive introduction, notes on the text, and a glossary of mythical and geographical terms.
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