1, please sign up. Be the first to ask a question about Greek Tragedies, Vol. 1 .. Oedipus the King – Sophocles – translated by David Grene – five stars. Antigone. Greek Tragedies, Volume 1. Front Cover. David Grene, Richmond Lattimore. University of Chicago Press, – Literary Criticism – pages. Download Citation on ResearchGate | Greek Tragedies, Volume 1 | In three paperback volumes, the David Grene ยท Richmond Lattimore. Abstract. In three paperback volumes, the Grene and Lattimore editions offer a selection of the most.

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Get to Know Us. The result is a set of handsome paperbacks destined to introduce new generations of readers to these foundational works of Western drama, art, and life. Most of the stories I was already familiar with, and some I had even read before, but I think yragedies favorite was Antigone-I actually got caught up in the climax in the end, which I generally wasn’t expecting.

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What I mean by that is there is always tension through the story which creates a healthy amount of suspense that engages the reader. Agamemnon and Prometheus BoundSophocles: So maybe I should see Antigone somewhere to improve my opinion of it.


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For those unfamiliar, I can also say that the stories are truly good in their own right, even all these centuries after they were written.

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There are moments of relief but they do not last long as the suspense builds again. Greek Tragedies Volume 1 is definitely worth the read and it’s a shame to realize how many of these great works have been lost to us.

Greek Tragedies, Volume 2: It’s a pick of the best, definitely! Dec 13, Diego Fleitas rated it it was amazing. There’s a problem loading this menu at the moment. Open Preview See a Problem? Return to Book Page. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

Trivia About Greek Tragedies, You could easily read all lines in one sitting which is incredible as most classic pieces lose my attention rather quickly.