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History of Classical Greek Literature Vol I : The Poets (with an Appendix on Homer By Prof, Sayce)

By Mahaffy, J.P.[ John Pentland]

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1880. An original vintage copy NOTa reproduction (Volume I of a 2 Volume set - will NOT be sold seperately) Clean, tight, unmarked text. Scuffing to head and foot of spine, corners slightly bumped. 1st US Ed.. Cloth. Very Good.

$25.00

Medea and Other Plays : Medea, Alcesrtis, The Children of Heracles, Hhippolytus
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Medea and Other Plays : Medea, Alcesrtis, The Children of Heracles, Hhippolytus

By Euripides

London: Penguin, 2003. Name of previous owner blanked out inside front cover , else fine. Reprint. Pbk. Near Fine. Illus. by Trans. John Davie.

$7.50

Medea
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Medea

By Euripides

Methuen Drama, 2002. Mathuen Student Editions series. Translation by J.Michael Walton. Introduction and notes by Marianne Macdonald " Wronged and discarded by her husband, Medea gradually reveals her revenge in its increasing horror, while the audience is led to understand the incomprehensible. This Student Edition contains a full introduction, commentary and questions for study". 1st UK Edition. Softcover. New.

$12.50

Greek Tragedy [Parts 1 & 2]

By Vandiver, Elizabeth

Chantilly VA: The Teaching Company, 2000. The Great Courses series. 24 lectures of 30 minutes each on Greek Tragedy by Professor Vandiver. Package includes book and 4 boxed DVDs . First Thus. Boxed Set. New. Book with DVD.

$55.00

Stage Antiquities of the Greeks and Romans and their Influence

By Allen, James Turney

New York: Longmans Green & Co, 1927. Our Debt to Greece and Rome series. 206p. illus bibliography index: roma. 1st US Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.

$20.00

The Greek Theatre

By McLeish,Kenneth

London: Longman, 1982. Well illustrated introduction for schools in the "Aspects of Greek Life" 65p. illus.. Reprint. Rebound Copy. Good. Ex-Library.

$4.50

Ion
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Ion

By Euripides

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996. Reprint. Pbk. As New. Illus. by Trans. W.S.Di Piero.

$10.00

Ion
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Ion

By Euripides

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996. Reprint. Pbk. As New. Illus. by Trans. W.S.Di Piero.

$10.00

Sophocles I : Oedipus the King,Oedipus at Colonus and Antigone.
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Sophocles I : Oedipus the King,Oedipus at Colonus and Antigone.

By Sophocles

Chicago: University of Chicago Pr., 1976. Sophocles Oedipus trilogy, in the "Complete Greek Tragedies" series edited by David Grene and Richmond Lattimore Contains : Oedipus the King (trans.David Grene) Oedipus at Colonus (trans.Robert Fitzgerald) Antigone (trans Elizabeth Wyckoff). Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Trans David Grene, Robert Fitzgerald,Elizabeth Wyckoff.

$7.00

Greek Tragedy : An Introduction

By Zimmermann,Bernhard

Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 1991. "In lively and thorough summaries of the major works of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, Zimmermann examines such topics as techniques of characterization, conditions and conventions of stage performances, musical and metrical aspects, and the religious and political content of the plays" Clean, crisp unmarked copy. First Thus. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$37.50

Four Greek Plays : The Agamemnon of Aeschylus, The Oedipus Rex of Sophocles, The Alcestis of Euripides. The Birds of Aristophanes
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Four Greek Plays : The Agamemnon of Aeschylus, The Oedipus Rex of Sophocles, The Alcestis of Euripides. The Birds of Aristophanes

By Fitts, Dudley (Ed.)

New York: Harvest Books, 195. Contains : Agamemnon of Aeschylus trans. Louis MacNeice. /The Oedipus Rex of Sophocles Trans. Dudley Fitts and Robert Fitzgerald / The Alcestis of Euirpides Trans. Dudley Fitts and Robert Fitzgerald / The Birds of Aristophanes trans Dudley Fitts. Clean copy, no marks or underlinings . Reprint. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$7.50

Greek Tragedy in Action
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Greek Tragedy in Action

By Taplin, Oliver

London: Routledge, 2003. Oliver Taplin's seminal study was revolutionary in drawing out the significance of stage action in Greek tragedy at a time when plays were often read purely as texts, rather than understood as performances. Professor Taplin explores nine plays, including Aeschylus' Agamemnon 'and Sophocles'Oedipus the King' The details of theatrical techniques and stage directions, used by playwrights to highlight key moments, are drawn out and related to the meaning of each play as a whole. With extensive translated quotations, the essential unity of action and speech in Greek tragedy is demonstrated. Now firmly established as a classic text, Greek Tragedy in Action is even more relevant today, when performances of Greek tragedies and plays inspired by them have had such an extraordinary revival around the world.. 2nd Ed. Softcover. New.

$50.00

The Trojan Women [With] Helen and Orestes By Yiannis Ritsos

By Euripides ; Ritsos, Yannis; MacEwen, Gwendolyn ; Tsingos, Nikos, (Translators)

Toronto: Exile Editions, 1990. With a stunning command of the Greek language and a mastery of poetic nuance, this translation of Euripides' play breathes unparalleled life into an ancient masterpiece. Using vocabulary that gives the sense that the play was written with an appreciation of and application to the 20th and 21st centuries, this adaptation goes beyond the timeless plot of the consequences of war and the fate of both the victors and the losers and focuses on the modern-day issues of feminism and women's rights. Also included in this volume are two long poems--"Helen" and "Orestes"--by contemporary Greek poet Yannis Ritsos, who was nominated for the Nobel Prize. (Neat tight copy but marred with some pencil underlinings & comments in margins) . Reprint. Original Wraps. Good.

$10.00

The Bacchae and Other Plays : Ion, The Women of Troy, Helen.

By Euripides

London: Penguin, 1954. L 44 - On original Vintage Penguin Pbk. Text clean and complete. paper age toned, Library marks. First Thus. Pbk. Good. Illus. by Trans. Philip Vellacott. Ex-Library.

$5.00

Sophocles I : Oedipus the King,Oedipus at Colonus and Antigone.
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Sophocles I : Oedipus the King,Oedipus at Colonus and Antigone.

By Sophocles

Chicago: University of Chicago Pr., 1976. Sophocles Oedipus trilogy, in the "Complete Greek Tragedies" series edited by David Grene and Richmond Lattimore (this copy with somel underlining and notes) Contains : Oedipus the King (trans.David Grene) Oedipus at Colonus (trans.Robert Fitzgerald) Antigone (trans Elizabeth Wyckoff). Soft Cover. New. Illus. by Trans David Grene, Robert Fitzgerald,Elizabeth Wyckoff.

$7.00

The Characters WITH Menander: Plays & Fragments]

By Theophrastus

Penguin, 1967. Penguin Classics L 193 . First Pbk.Ed.. Pbk. Good. Illus. by Translator-Philip Vellacott.

$5.00

Menander: Plays & Fragments; Theophrastus: The Characters

By Menander ; Theophrastus

Penguin, 1967. Penguin Classics L 193 . First Pbk.Ed.. Pbk. Good. Illus. by Translator-Philip Vellacott.

$5.00

Euripides V : Electra, The Phoenician Women, The Bacchae
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Euripides V : Electra, The Phoenician Women, The Bacchae

By Euripides

Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1958. Collection of Euripides plays - Contains : Electra (trans.Emily Townsend Vermeule) The Phoenician Women (trans. Elizabeth Wyckoff) The Bacchae (trans. William Arrowsmith) "Complete Greek Tragedies" series edited by David Grene and Richmond Lattimore Clean tight unmarked copy . Reprint. Pbk. Near Fine. Illus. by Trans.Richmond Lattimore, Frank William Jones, William Arrowsmith, Charles R.Walker .

$7.00

Greece 1996

By National Tourist Organization of Greece (NTOG / EOT)

Athens: NTOG, 1991. Book about Greece for tourists issued annually by the NTOG - beautifully illustrated with maps and travel information. Special theme is "Ancient Theatres " Pages 5-65.. 1st Greek Edition. Printer Wrapper. Fine.

$12.00

Greek Comedy

By Norwood, Gilbert

London: Methuen, 1931. Stamp of previous owner, else fine . 1st UK Ed. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

$15.00

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