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After the Trojan War

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Description for After the Trojan War Paperback. Translator(s): McLeish, Kenneth. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: DD; DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 133 x 210 x 11. Weight in Grams: 224.

Kenneth McLeish's stunning translations of three plays exploring the Trojan War, by one of the great Athenian dramatists. Each play shows the aftermath of war from a different standpoint. Women of Troy is set amongst a group of captives waiting to be shipped from Troy as slaves - Queen Hecuba is their comforter but in Hecuba she is driven to the edge of insanity by her own great personal loss. Helen takes place seven years after the end of the War. In Egypt - treated as a backwater, far from 'real' events - Helen waits anxiously for her husband Menelaus ... Read more


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One of the greatest and most influential of the Greek tragedians, Euripides, is said to have produced 92 plays, the first of which appeared in 455BC.

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
Oberon Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
Number of Pages
192
Place of Publication
, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780948230653
SKU
V9780948230653
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-50

About Euripides
Kenneth McLeish (1940 - 1997) was born in Glasgow and educated at Bradford Grammar School and Worcester College, Oxford.  He taught Classics at several schools, notably Watford Grammar School and Bedales, and then turned to full-time writing of adult reference books.  His earlier works were for children.  He was very prolific and an accomplished linguist. In the last ten years ... Read more

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