Sophocles: Ajax

Sophocles: Ajax

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Treating ancient plays as living drama. Classical Greek drama is brought vividly to life in this series of new translations. Students are encouraged to engage with the text through detailed commentaries, including suggestions for discussion and analysis. In addition, numerous practical questions stimulate ideas on staging and encourage students to explore the play's dramatic qualities. Ajax is suitable for students of both Classical Civilisation and Drama. Useful features include full synopsis of the play, commentary alongside translation for easy reference and a comprehensive introduction to the Greek Theatre. Ajax is aimed primarily at A-level and undergraduate students in the UK, and college students in North America.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 122 pages
  • 130 x 199 x 7mm | 153g
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 0521655641
  • 9780521655644
  • 500,077

Table of contents

Preface; Background to the Story; Ajax: Translation and commentary; Guide to Pronunciation of Names; Synopsis of the Play; Introduction to the Greek Theatre; Index.
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Review quote

"Richard III's stage history is especially interesting and well presented." Bibliotheque Humanisme
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