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Electra of Euripides

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drama texts: classical, early & medieval,
  • Plays,
  • Drama,
  • Plays / Drama,
  • Ancient, Classical & Medieval

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGilbert Murray (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8060775M
    ISBN 10076616991X
    ISBN 109780766169913


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Aeschylus is creating the greatest trilogy in Greek history and Sophocles focuses on an Electra who is debating whether or not the responsibility for avenging the death of her father means that that the obligation to slay Clytemnestra falls to her/5(7).

Electra [Euripides] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact/5(4).

Electra [Euripides] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Translated by Gilbert Murray. This is a small book, 5 x 8, pages. Green boards with green dj/5(4). You may find a fascinating case study in artistic approach when you compare the Libation Bearers of Aeschylus and the Electra plays of Sophocles and Euripides.

The three great Greek tragedians all wrote a play about the same story: Orestes’s and Electra’s revenge on their mother Clytemnestra for the murder of their father Agamemnon.4/5. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

The Electra of Euripides Translated into English rhyming verse Language: English: LoC Class: PA: Language and Literatures: Classical Languages and Literature: Subject: Electra Cited by: 2. Electra develops (and parodies) Aeschylus’ treatment of the same story, in which the heroine and her brother Orestes commit matricide to avenge their father Agamemnon.

As always, Euripides presents the heroic figures of mythology as recognizable, often very fallible, human beings. Some of his greatest achievements appear in this by: Buy Books and CD-ROMs: Help: Electra By Euripides.

Commentary: Several comments have been posted about Electra. Download: A 68k text-only version is available for download. Electra By Euripides Written B.C.E Translated by E. Coleridge. Dramatis Personae. “Electra“ (Gr: “Elektra“) is a tragedy by the ancient Greek playwright Euripides.

It tells the tale of Electra and her brother, Orestes, as they take their revenge on their mother, Clytemnestra, for her murder of their father, was written quite late in Euripides‘ career, some time in the s BCE, although the actual date is uncertain.

The Greek tragedy “Electra” was written by Euripides in B.C. There is a work with the same name by Sophocles but it was never determined which one was written first.

The plot happened even before the Trojan war. Agamemnon decided, under the influence of. Electra By Euripides Translated by E.

Coleridge Dramatis Personae A PEASANT OF MYCENAE, husband of ELECTRA ELECTRA, daughter of Agamemnon ORESTES, son of Agamemnon PYLADES, friend Of ORESTES CHORUS OF ARGIVE COUNTRY.

Euripides is rightly lauded as one of the great dramatists of all time. In his lifetime, he wrote over 90 plays and although only 18 have survived they reveal the scope and reach of his genius. Euripides is identified with many theatrical innovations that have influenced drama all the way down to modern times, especially in the representation of traditional, mythical heroes as ordinary.

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Not in Library. The Electra of Euripides. Euripides ' Electra (Ancient Greek: Ἠλέκτρα, Ēlektra) is a play probably written in the mid s BC, likely before BC. It is unclear whether it was first produced before or Characters: Farmer, husband of Electra. Complete summary of Euripides' Electra. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Electra.

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The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Euripides. Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article. Euripides: Alcestis, trans. by Richard Aldington (HTML at Adelaide) Euripides: Alcestis, trans. by David Kovacs (HTML with commentary at Perseus) Euripides: The Alcestis of Euripides, Translated into English Rhyming Verse, trans.

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You can also read the full text online using our ereader. Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly recreate the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, the Greek Tragedy in New Translations series offers new translations that go beyond the literal meaning of the Brand: CreateSpace Publishing.

Euripides has books on Goodreads with ratings. Euripides’s most popular book is Medea. After reading Aeschylus's Oresteia and Seven Against Thebes, Sophocles' Oedipus trilogy, and Euripides' Orestes, however, I was sort of fed up with the first two plays in this book since Electra is another take on Orestes and Electra's matricide, and The Phoenician Women reiterates much of Aeschylus's Seven Against Thebes and takes place between S/5.

Euripides (c. BC - BC) was a Greek tragedian, one of the three great playwrights of classical Athens (with Aeschylus and Sophocles). Born on Salamis to a merchant father, Euripides trained to be an athlete, but turned to writing comedies and drama.

Several of his works won awards in the City Dionysia of : Halcyon Press Ltd. ‎The Electra of Euripides has the distinction of being, perhaps, the best abused, and, one might add, not the best understood, of ancient tragedies. “A singular monument of poetical, or rather unpoetical perversity;” “the very worst of all his pieces;” are, for instance, the phrases applied to it by.

About Electra and Other Plays. Euripides, wrote Aristotle, ‘is the most intensely tragic of all the poets’. In his questioning attitude to traditional pieties, disconcerting shifts of sympathy, disturbingly eloquent evil characters and acute insight into destructive passion, he is.

Buy a cheap copy of Electra book by Euripides. Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly recreate the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Free shipping over $Cited by: 2.

Greek Tragedies, Vol 2: The Libation Bearers, Electra, Iphigenia in Tauris, Electra & The Trojan Women. Euripides $ - $ Electra and Other Plays book. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. alternate cover for ISBN: Euripides, wrote Ari /5. Electra develops (and parodies) Aeschylus’ treatment of the same story, in which the heroine and her brother Orestes commit matricide to avenge their father Agamemnon.

As always, Euripides presents the heroic figures of mythology as recognizable, often very fallible, human beings. Some of his greatest achievements appear in this : Penguin Publishing Group. Electra By Euripides; Janet Lembke; Kenneth J.

Reckford Oxford University Press, PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied. electra heracles the trojan women iphigenia in tauris ion helen phoenician women orestes bacchae iphigenia at aulis rhesus cyclops the greek texts list of greek texts the biographies introduction to euripides by arthur s.

way euripides by t. lumb. Electra is a Greek tragedy by Sophocles; the first publication date is unknown. Summary Read a Plot Overview of the entire play or a scene by scene Summary and Analysis. Electra (Murray Translation) EURIPIDES ( BCE - BCE), translated by Gilbert MURRAY ( - ) Electra (the Unmated One) is eaten up with hatred of her mother Clytemnestra and stepfather Aegisthus for their murder of her father Agamemnon.

Herakles - Ebook written by Euripides. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or. This vital translation of Euripides' Electra recreates the prize-winning excitement of the original play.

Electra, obsessed by dreams of avenging her father's murder, impatiently awaits the return of her exiled brother Orestes. When he arrives, the play mounts toward its first climax, a tender recognition scene.

EURIPIDES (c. B.C.E.) was, along with Aeschylus and Sophocles, one of the great tragic dramatists of ancient Greece.

RACHEL HADAS, a professor of English at Rutgers University-Newark, is the author of many books of poetry, essays, and translations, including Questions in the Vestibule (Northwestern, ) and Strange Relation: A Memoir of Marriage, Dementia, and Poetry.

He served as a treasurer and general for Athens when it was expanding its empire and influence. He wrote approximately plays including Ajax, Antigone, Oedipus Tyrannus, Trachiniae, Electra, Philoctetes, and Oedipus at Colonus.

His last recorded act was to lead a chorus in public mourning for Euripides. He died in B. In "Electra and Other Plays" we have a collection of five of the classical dramatist Euripides' best plays.

In the title work "Electra", before the events of this play, the Greek general Agamemnon sacrificed a daughter to appease the gods and gain permission to sail for Troy.

Originally published inthis book is concerned with the process through which the plays of Euripides were transmitted across seventeen centuries and finally copied into late Byzantine manuscripts. Based upon earlier observations made by Alexander Turyn in The Byzantine Brand: Publishing.

Cyclops - Ebook written by Euripides. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or.

After reading Aeschylus's Oresteia and Seven Against Thebes, Sophocles' Oedipus trilogy, and Euripides' Orestes, however, I was sort of fed up with the first two plays in this book since Electra is another take on Orestes and Electra's matricide, and The Phoenician Women reiterates much of Aeschylus's Seven Against Thebes and takes place /5(30).

Euripides (/ j ʊəˈr ɪ p ɪ d iː z /; Greek: Εὐριπίδης Eurīpídēs, pronounced [ː.pí.dɛːs]; c. – c. BC) was a tragedian of classical with Aeschylus and Sophocles, he is one of the three ancient Greek tragedians for whom any plays have survived in ancient scholars attributed ninety-five plays to him, but the Suda says it was ninety-two.Euripides was born in Attica, Greece probably in B.C.

He was the youngest of the three principal fifth-century tragic poets. In his youth he cultivated gymnastic pursuits and studied philosophy and rhetoric.

Soon after he received recognition for a play that he had written, Euripides left Athens for the court of Archelaus, king of Macedonia.Euripides II: Andromache, Hecuba, The Suppliant Women, Electra - Ebook written by Euripides.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Euripides II: Andromache, Hecuba, The Suppliant Women, Electra.