Oscar Mandel

Oscar Mandel brings to his pioneering work his unusually varied background of scholar/critic, translator, and playwright. Among his recent works are a translation with commentary of Thomas Corneille's Ariadne; Philoctetes and the Fall of Troy, a history of this Greek hero; and Sigismund, Prince of Poland, the latest of his own original plays. Oscar Mandel is Professor of Humanities at the California Institute of Technology.