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This Norton Critical Edition includes: Oliver Taplin’s new translation of the fifth-century B.C.E. Greek tragedy—a trilogy of revenge and murder within the royal family of Argos—with explanatory annotations by the editors. Ancient backgrounds and responses from Homer, Stesichorus, Pindar, Euripides, and Sophocles. · Fourteen wide-ranging critical essays on the Oresteia, from G. W. F. Hegel and Friedrich Nietzsche to Oliver Taplin and Peter Wilson. A Glossary of Technical Terms and Proper Names and a Selected Bibliography.About the Series Read by more than 12 million students over fifty-five years, Norton Critical Editions set the standard for apparatus that is right for undergraduate readers. The three-part format—annotated text, contexts, and criticism—helps students to better understand, analyze, and appreciate the literature, while opening a wide range of teaching possibilities for instructors. Whether in print or in digital format, Norton Critical Editions provide all the resources students need.
Number of Pages: 251
Genre: Literary Collections, Drama
Series Title: Norton Critical Editions
Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc
Street Date: March 15, 2018
Item Number (DPCI): 248-52-3592