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This Norton Critical Edition includes: Oliver Taplin's new translation of the fifth-century B.C.E. Greek tragedy-a trilogy of revenge and murder within the royal family of Argos-with explanatory annotations by the editors, ancient backgrounds and responses from Homer, Stesichorus, Pindar, Euripides and Sophocles, fourteen wide-ranging critical essays on the Oresteia, from G. W. F. Hegel and Friedrich Nietzsche to Oliver Taplin and Peter Wilson, a Glossary of Technical Terms and Proper Names and a Selected Bibliography.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 132 x 213 x 15mm | 280g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0393923282
  • 9780393923285
  • 69,569

About Aeschylus

Joshua Billings is Assistant Professor of Classics at Princeton University. He is the author of Genealogy of the Tragic: Greek Tragedy and German Philosophy. Oliver Taplin is emeritus professor of classics at the University
of Oxford. His books range from The Stagecraft of Aeschylus to Pots &
Plays. He has recently published translations of Euripides' Medea and
Sophocles' Oedipus the King and Other Tragedies.
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