The Cure at Troy: A Version of Sophocles' Philoctetes

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The Cure at Troy: A Version of Sophocles' Philoctetes - Heaney, Seamus

"The Cure at Troy" is Seamus Heaney's version of Sophocles' "Philoctetes." The play, written in the fifth century BC, sets before us the predicament of the outcast hero, Philoctetes, whom the Greeks marooned on the island of Lemnos and forgot about until the closing stages of the Siege of Troy. Abandoned because of a foul wound to a foot, ...

The Cure at Troy: A Version of Sophocles' Philoctetes 1991, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780374522896

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The Cure at Troy: A Version of Sophocles' Philoctetes 1991, Faber & Faber, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780571162307

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