In this needed and highly anticipated new translation of the Theban plays of Sophocles, David R. Slavitt presents a fluid, accessible, and modern version for both longtime admirers of the plays and those encountering them for the first time. Unpretentious and direct, Slavitt's translation preserves the innate verve and energy of the dramas, engaging the reader--or audience member--directly with Sophocles' great texts. Slavitt chooses to present the plays not in narrative sequence but in the order in which they were composed ...

The Theban Plays of Sophocles 2009, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300119015

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The Theban Plays of Sophocles 2007, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300117769