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Great Tragedies

Muir, Kenneth.

Great Tragedies

by Muir, Kenneth.

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Published by Pergamon Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature: Classics

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    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11456843M
    ISBN 100827761333
    ISBN 109780827761339

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Five of the greatest Greek tragedies, each in an outstanding translation, include Oedipus Rex and Electra by Sophocles (translated by George Young); Medea and Bacchae by Euripides (translated by Henry Hart Milman); and Prometheus Bound by Aeschylus (translated by George Thomson), a monumental work that examines relations between humans and the gods.

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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Home ›› Life, Death, and Love: Shakespeare's Great Tragedies and "A Course in Miracles" [BOOK] Life, Death, and Love: Shakespeare's Great Tragedies and "A Course in Miracles" [BOOK] Sale Regular price $ Add to Cart AVAILABLE IN FOLLOWING FORMATS click on an icon below 4 Paperback Books.Shakespearean tragedy is the designation given to most tragedies written by playwright William of his history plays share the qualifiers of a Shakespearean tragedy, but because they are based on real figures throughout the History of England, they were classified as "histories" in the First Roman tragedies—Julius Caesar, Antony and Cleopatra and Coriolanus—are.Although the word tragedy is often used loosely to describe any sort of disaster or misfortune, it more precisely refers to a work of art that probes with high seriousness questions concerning the role of man in the universe.

The Greeks of Attica, the ancient state whose chief city was Athens, first used the word in the 5th century bce to describe a specific kind of play, which was presented.