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

"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 2002, Faber & Faber, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780571162307

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

ISBN-13: 9780374522896

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