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Aeschylus: <I>Agamemnon</I>
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  • ISBN:9780521010757
  • Format:Paperback
  • Subject(s):Greek
  • Author(s): Aeschylus, P. E. Easterling, Philip de May
  • Available from: November 2003

Treating ancient plays as living drama.

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  • DESCRIPTION

    Classical Greek drama is brought vividly to life in this series of new translations. Students are encouraged to engage with the text through detailed commentaries, including0 suggestions for discussion and analysis. In addition, numerous practical questions stimulate ideas on staging and encourage students to explore the play's dramatic qualities. Agamemnon is suitable for students of both Classical Civilisation and Drama. Useful features include full synopsis of the play, commentary alongside translation for easy reference and a comprehensive introduction to the Greek Theatre. Agamemnon is aimed primarily at A-level and undergraduate students in the UK, and college students in North America.

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  • FEATURES
    • Designed for both study and performance, the translations remain faithful to the original Greek, yet have the immediacy of contemporary English.

    • Detailed commentary alongside the translation makes it easy for students to reference and follow, without interrupting their reading of the play.

    • A full synopsis of the play and background information to the story supports students studying a range of plays.

    • A comprehensive introduction to Greek theatre and a guide to the pronunciation of names supports readers and students with no previous knowledge of Greek drama.

    • Activities and suggestions for discussion and analysis allow easy access to the play and enhance reading.

    • Useful notes and questions encourage discussion on the themes and dramatic qualities of the text, and the more practical issues of staging and performance.

  • CONTENTS
    • Preface
    • Background to the story
    • Genealogical table
    • Map of ancient Greece
    • List of characters
    • Agamemnon: translation and commentary
    • Synopsis of the play
    • Guide to pronunciation of names
    • Introduction to the Greek theatre
    • Time line
    • Index.
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