Sophocles

Sophocles was an ancient Greek playwright, the writer of Oedipus Rex and Antigone, among other classic works.


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An Oresteia

Aiskhylos; Sophokles; Euripides; Translated by Anne Carson
Faber and Faber, Inc.

In An Oresteia, the classicist Anne Carson combines three different versions of the tragedy of the house of Atreus — A iskhylos’ Agamemnon, Sophokles’ Elektra...


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The Burial at Thebes

Seamus Heaney
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

In this outstanding new translation, commissioned by Ireland's renowned Abbey Theatre to commemorate its centenary, Seamus Heaney exposes the darkness and the...


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