Sophocles' tragedies--from Antigone to Oedipus Tyrannus --are filled with highly wrought, vivid, and emotionally powerful poetry. Yet most translations sacrifice the poetry to convey only the sense of the lines as dramatic speech. This is the first book in English to present Sophocles exclusively as a poet, and the only volume to reveal the full force and beauty of his verse. With a fresh and consistent attention to structure, language, and rhythm across Sophocles' writings, Reginald Gibbons has translated a selection of ...

Selected Poems: Odes and Fragments 2008, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691130248