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Published: 01 February 1990

144 Pages

5-5/16 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780195061659

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Prometheus Bound

Translated by James Scully and C. John Herington

Greek Tragedy in New Translations

For readers accustomed to the relatively undramatic standard translations of Prometheus Bound, this version by James Scully, a poet and winner of the Lamont Poetry Prize, and C. John Herington, one of the world's foremost Aeschylean scholars, will come as a revelation. Scully and Herington recapture the play's true power, drama, and relevance to modern times. Aeschylus originally wrote Prometheus Bound as part of a tragic trilogy, and this translation is unique in including the extant fragments of the companion plays.

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