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Prometheus Bound

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Featuring an insightful introduction, comprehensive commentary on plot, characters, structure, and other elements of the play, the complete Greek text and fragments, this new translation will be welcomed by students and scholars alike.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 134.62 x 200.66 x 7.62mm | 22.68g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English, Greek, Modern (1453-)
  • Reprint
  • 0195061659
  • 9780195061659
  • 886,232

About Aeschylus

James Scully is Professor of English at the University of Connecticut. He is the author of several volumes of poetry, including The Marches, and winner of the Lamont Poetry Prize.
C. John Herington is Professor of Classics and Talcott Professor of Greek at Yale University. He is the author of several books, including Poetry into Drama and Aeschylus.
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It would be hard to fault this extremely forceful translation, cogent introduction and helpful notes - I look forward to tackling other works in this series. * Jan Gorais, University of Denver * Glossary and appendix very helpful. I like the remarks on staging in the introduction. * Patricia P. Matsen, University of South Carolina * A fine translation. * Betty Nye Quinn, Mount Holyoke College * The notes and introduction are excellent and the translation itself is clear and effective. * E. Christian Kopff, University of Colorado * I love the introduction, translation, and notes. Very well informed and stimulating. * John Lenz, Drew University *
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