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Eight Great Tragedies

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ISBN-10: 0452011728

ISBN-13: 9780452011724

Edition: N/A

Authors: Sylvan Barnet, Morton Berman, William Burto

List price: $18.00
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Description:

Presenting the complete texts of eight of the world's greatest plays, this important volume illuminates the changing concept of tragedy from Sophocles to O'Neill.   Some of the world's greatest dramas unfold on these pages. In the powerful and famous plays of Sophocles, Aeschylus, and Euripedes, Oedipus makes his disastrous marriage, Prometheus struggles against Zeus to break his painful chains, and the Love Goddess, Aphrodite, takes her revenge on the Theban prince who slighted her. Shakespeare's King Lear suffers at the hands of his two evil daughters. The great Scandinavian dramatists Ibsen and Strindberg fearlessly present stories of infidelity and social disease, while Desire under the…    
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/1/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English