Prometheus Bound (Greek Tragedy in New Translations)
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- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
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- Edition:English Language
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- Dimensions (in):0.2 x 5.4 x 7.9
- Publication Date:February 1, 1990
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For readers accustomed to the relatively undramatic standard translations of Prometheus Bound, this version by James Scully, a poet and winner of the Lamont Poetry Prize, and C. John Herington, one of the world's foremost Aeschylean scholars, will come as a revelation. Scully and Herington accentuate the play's true power, drama, and relevance to modern times. Aeschylus originally wrote Prometheus Bound as part of a tragic trilogy, and this translation is unique in including the extant fragments of the companion plays.
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