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Euripides - The Trojan Women - 9780195179101 - KEA0000122
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The Trojan Women

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Description for The Trojan Women Paperback. A new translation of a long-neglected Greek drama that has become increasingly popular in classrooms and on the stage. The two editors, Alan Shapiro and Peter Burian, a poet and classicist, collaborated previously on The Oresteia. This is the final volume of the Greek Tragedy in New Translations series. Editor(s): Burian, Peter. Translator(s): Shapiro, Alan. Series: Greek Tragedy in New Translations. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: DD; DSBB; DSG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 203 x 135 x 7. Weight in Grams: 110. Clean copy with minor shelf wear and previous owners name written in pen on title page
The Greek Tragedy in New Translations series is based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves, or who work in collaboration with poets, can properly re-create the celebrated and timeless tragedies of the great Greek writers. These new translations are more than faithful to the original text, going beyond the literal meaning in order to evoke the poetic intensity and rich metaphorical texture of the Greek language. The Trojan Women describes with unparalleled intensity the horrific brutality that both women and children undergo at the end of the Trojan War, but in the ... Read more

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Oxford University Press United Kingdom
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Greek Tragedy in New Translations
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Place of Publication
New York, United States
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About Euripides
Alan Shapiro is a Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. He is the author of seven books of poetry, and the recipient of several awards and honors. Peter Burian is Chair of Classical Studies and Professor of Theater Studies at Duke University. His publications include numerous essays on ... Read more

Reviews for The Trojan Women
Shapiro's poetic translation works not just as a rendering of Greek, but as a good, at times gripping, English Literature script.
Maxine Lewis, Bryn Mawr Classical Review

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