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Author: Judith Sophocles
ISBN: 0521644801
Subcategory: Schools & Teaching
Pages 132 pages
Publisher Cambridge University Press (April 23, 2001)
Language English
Category: Education
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Read instantly in your browser. Sophocles: Philoctetes (Cambridge Translations from Greek Drama). Series: Cambridge Translations from Greek Drama. Paperback: 132 pages. Publisher: Cambridge University Press (April 23, 2001).

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Series: Cambridge Translations from Greek Drama. Ajax appears to be one of Sophocles' earliest plays; it takes place toward the end of the Trojan War, immediately after the funeral games for Achilles. Paperback: 122 pages.

Classical Greek drama is brought vividly to life in this series of new translations. In addition, numerous practical questions stimulate ideas on staging and encourage students to explore the play's dramatic qualities. Antigone is suitable for students of both Classical Civilisation and Drama.

Sophocles: Philoctetes (Cambridge Translations from Greek Drama). Philoctetes" is similar to other plays by Sophocles, which deal with the conflict between the individual and society, although this is a rare instance where Odysseus appears in good light in one of his plays; usually he is presented as a corrupter of innocence (remember, the Greeks considered the hero of Homer's epic poem to be more of a pirate than a.

Philoctetes is a play by Sophocles (Aeschylus and Euripides also each wrote a Philoctetes but theirs have not survived). The play was written during the Peloponnesian War. It is one of the seven extant tragedies by Sophocles

Philoctetes is a play by Sophocles (Aeschylus and Euripides also each wrote a Philoctetes but theirs have not survived). It is one of the seven extant tragedies by Sophocles. It was first performed at the City Dionysia in 409 BC, where it won first prize. The story takes place during the Trojan War (after the majority of the events of the Iliad, but before the Trojan Horse).

Sophocles: Philoctetes. Cambridge Translations from Greek Drama. AUTHOR(S): Judith Affleck

Sophocles: Philoctetes. AUTHOR(S): Judith Affleck. Translated from the original Greek, Cambridge Translations from Greek Drama aims to bring students of Classical Civilisation and Drama courses as close as possible to the playwright's original words and intentions.

Sophocles' innovative plays transformed Greek myths into dramas featuring complex human characters, through which he explored profound moral issues

Sophocles' innovative plays transformed Greek myths into dramas featuring complex human characters, through which he explored profound moral issues. Electra portrays the grief of a young woman for her father Agamemnon, who has been killed by her mother’. Here in one volume are the full texts of the seven extant plays of the Greek playwright Sophocles, regarded by the Greeks of his time as a kind of "tragic Homer". This collection includes the revised and updated translations by Paul Roche of the Oedipus c. Antigone, Oedipus the King, Electra.

Sophocles is one of three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays have survived. His first plays were written later than or contemporary with those of Aeschylus, and earlier than or contemporary with those of Euripides

Sophocles is one of three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays have survived. His first plays were written later than or contemporary with those of Aeschylus, and earlier than or contemporary with those of Euripides. Sophocles wrote over 120 plays during the course of his life, but only seven have survived in a complete form: Ajax, Antigone, Women of Trachis, Oedipus Rex, Electra, Philoctetes and Oedipus at Colonus.

Cambridge Translations from Greek Drama. Treating ancient plays as living drama. Classical Greek drama is brought vividly to life in this series of new translations. Sophocles: Philoctetes.

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. Philoctetes 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. Philoctetes is aimed primarily at A-level and undergraduate students in the UK, and college students in North America.