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"These authoritative translations consign all other complete collections to the wastebasket."--Robert Brustein, "The New Republic"
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"The translations deliberately avoid the highly wrought and affectedly poetic; their idiom is contemporary....They have life and speed and suppleness of phrase."--"Times Education Supplement"
"These translations belong to our time. A keen poetic sensibility repeatedly quickens them; and without this inner fire the most academically flawless rendering is dead."--Warren D. Anderson, "American Oxonian"
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"Grene is one of the great translators."--Conor Cruise O'Brien, "London Sunday Times"
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Title: Aeschylus I: Oresteia, Agamemnon, The Libation Bea
Publisher: University of Chicago Press: 1969-05-15
ISBN Number: 0226307786
ISBN Number 13: 9780226307787
Binding: Trade Paperback
Book Condition: Good
Type: Trade Paperback
Item: 9.00 Item
Seller ID: 349359
Description: Agamemnon, The Libation Bearers, The Eumenides. Underlining and notes, otherwise very good. David Grene [Editor]; Richmond Lattimore [Editor]; Richmond Lattimore [Translator].