Electra and Other Plays

Electra and Other Plays

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ISBN10: 0140440283 ISBN13: 9780140440287 Contributors: Watling, E. F. Publisher: Penguin Classics Published: Apr 1 1953 Weight: 0.35lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.25" Depth: 0.75" Language: English

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All three of the great tragic poets of ancient Greece produced plays about the Electra myth. If Sophocles (496-406 B.C.) lacks the archaic grandeur of Aeschylus or the neurotic intensity of Euripides, his version is supreme for its power and humanity.

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