Add this book to bookshelf
Grey 902feb64d8b6d481ab8ddda06fbebbba4c95dfa9b7936a7beeb197266cd8b846
Write a new comment Default profile 50px
Grey 902feb64d8b6d481ab8ddda06fbebbba4c95dfa9b7936a7beeb197266cd8b846
Spinner ae25b23ec1304e55286f349b58b08b50e88aad5748913a7eb729246ffefa31c9
The Complete Plays of Sophocles - A New Translation - cover

The Complete Plays of Sophocles - A New Translation

Sophocles Sophocles

Publisher: Harper Perennial

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0

Summary

Award-winningpoet-playwrights Robert Bagg and James Scully presenta gripping new translation of Western literature’s earliest treasures in TheComplete Plays of Sophocles. In the tradition of Robert Fagles’bestselling translations of The Iliad and The Odyssey, andretaining the textual authenticity of Richmond Lattimore’sAeschylus, Bagg and Scully render Sophocles’ dramasaccessible and exciting for the modern reader. Students new to Athenian drama,readers of classical literature, and anyone wishing to kindle anew theirpassion for Greek tragedy will find no more captivating entrance to thesemilestones of world literature than in Bagg andScully’s The Complete Plays of Sophocles.

Who read this book also read:

  • Sextet - cover

    Sextet

    Morris Panych

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    The latest comedy written and directed by a prolific and award-winning playwright known widely in the United States, with productions frequently playing in New York, L.A., and other stages across North America. Sextet debuted to popular and critical acclaim in November 2014 at Tarragon Theatre’s Mainspace in Toronto, ON.
    Show book
  • Dark Sparkler - cover

    Dark Sparkler

    Amber Tamblyn

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    The lives of more than twenty-five actresses lost before their time—from Marilyn Monroe to Brittany Murphy—explored in a haunting, provocative new work by an acclaimed poet and actress. 
    Amber Tamblyn is both an award-winning film and television actress and an acclaimed poet. As such she is deeply fascinated—and intimately familiar—with the toll exacted from young women whose lives are offered in sacrifice as starlets. The stories of these actresses, both famous and obscure-tragic stories of suicide, murder, obscurity, and other forms of death—inspired this empathic and emotionally charged collection of new poetic work. 
    Featuring subjects from Marilyn Monroe and Frances Farmer to Dana Plato and Brittany Murphy—and paired with original artwork commissioned for the book by luminaries including David Lynch, Adrian Tomine, Marilyn Manson, and Marcel Dzama—Dark Sparkler is a surprising and provocative collection from a young artist of wide-ranging talent, culminating in an extended, confessional epilogue of astonishing candor and poetic command.
    Show book
  • Thomas Tallis - cover

    Thomas Tallis

    Jessica Swale

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    Thomas Tallis is a portrait of the life of one of Britain's most successful composers set against the tumultuous political backdrop of the renaissance. Living under four monarchs, Tallis was forced to adapt his compositions to suit their religious demands, but at what cost? In Swale's vividly imagined play, we follow the contrasting fates of Tallis and a young priest, from the dissolution of the monasteries through Mary's bloody reign, via encounters with a young Elizabeth and the mysterious Dr Dee, to their dramatic conclusion.
    Show book
  • Whiskey Words & a Shovel III - cover

    Whiskey Words & a Shovel III

    r.h. Sin

    • 1
    • 2
    • 0
    r.h. Sin’s final volume in the Whiskey, Words, and a Shovel series expands on the passion and vigor of his first two installments. His stanzas inspire strength through the raw, emotional energy and the vulnerability of his poems. Relationships, love, pain, and fortitude are powerfully rendered in his poetry, and his message of perseverance in the face of emotional turmoil cuts to the heart of modern-day life. At roughly 300 pages, this culminating volume will be his lengthiest yet.  
    Show book
  • Roxie - Triple X #3 - cover

    Roxie - Triple X #3

    Kimberly Dean

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    It’s time for this identical triplet to meet her match. 
    Triple X, Book 3 
    Can a wild child ever really be tamed? Growing up in foster care has made Roxie Cannon tough and self-reliant, but being alone isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. She’s finally found her sisters. Is it time she met her match? 
    Roxie should be on top of the world. She’s formed bonds with identical sisters she never knew she had, and she’s buying the biker bar she’s managed for years. The feisty brunette has everything she’s ever wanted. Almost. Two things still elude her: answers to why her family was split apart and a man of her own to love. Seeing her sisters with their soulmates has made her aware she’s still the odd one out. Yet that all starts to change when a rough-and-tumble hottie from her past walks in The Ruckus’ door, wanting a second chance. 
    Billy knows trouble when he sees it, and Roxie is commotion in motion. They’ve always set sparks off one another. This time, he’s promised himself he won’t get burned. Yet things get serious when he learns of Roxie’s quest to find her parents. Can he save his hot-blooded lover from being hurt? Or will the wounded little girl inside her never trust him again? 
    Also in the Triple X series: 
    Lexie (Book 1) 
    Maxie (Book 2) 
     
    Show book
  • Teddy Ferrara (TCG Edition) - cover

    Teddy Ferrara (TCG Edition)

    Christopher Shinn

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    "Mr. Shinn is among the most provocative and probing of American playwrights today."—The New York Times 
    "Chris Shinn explores politics and ethics without moralizing and finds justice and beauty in intimate life, keenly observed and rendered scrupulously, unapologetically, fearlessly . . . I admire his work enormously."—Tony Kushner 
    When a campus tragedy makes national headlines, Gabe, a senior who runs the Queer Students Group, discovers that events surrounding the tragedy aren't as straightforward as they seem. A Pulitzer Prize finalist's searing play about what happens when a tragedy sparks a movement – and the truth gets lost along the way. World Premiere at Chicago's Goodman Theatre in winter 2013. 
    Christopher Shinn's works include Where Do We Live, Four, Other People, What Didn't Happen, On the Mountain, and The Coming World. He has received the Obie Award for playwriting and a Guggenheim Fellowship in Playwriting, and has also been shortlisted for the Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Play and nominated for an Olivier Award for Most Promising Playwright.
    Show book