Greek Tragedy, a First Reading

Greek Tragedy, a First Reading : Selections from the Electra plays of Euripides and Sophocles

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This is an intermediate to advanced textbook for first reading of Greek tragedy. This book draws from selections from both Euripides' and Sophocles' Electra. It is designed to provide students with a structured access to reading interesting Greek at the advanced level, and as it appears in works of Greek tragedy. It provides a careful introduction to the language of tragedy, Greek poetry as found in Electra, and to the nature and forms of Greek tragedy. The book focuses on material relevant for translation and understanding the unique form of drama through translation.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 310 pages
  • 178 x 254 x 16mm | 468g
  • MA, United States
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1585103713
  • 9781585103713

About Nicholas Baechle

Nicholas Baechle is Professor of Classical Studies at Hanover College, where he teaches Greek language and literature, as well as mythology. He received his Ph.D. from Yale University.
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