Error title
Some error text about your books and stuff.
Close

Herakles

by Sleigh, Thomas T Wolff, Christian

  • ISBN: 9780195131161
  • ISBN10: 0195131169

Herakles

by Sleigh, Thomas T Wolff, Christian

  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publish date: 02/01/2001
  • ISBN: 9780195131161
  • ISBN10: 0195131169
used Add to Cart $2.32
You save: 91%
Marketplace Item
new Add to Cart $27.34
FREE shipping on orders over $49!
ebook Buy $14.74
License: 180 days (until 07/14/2021)
Description: Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly recreate the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, The Greek Tragedy in New Translations series offers new translations that go beyond the literal meaning of the Greek in order to evoke the poetry of the originals. Under the editorship of Peter Burian and Charles Segal, each volume includes a critical introduction, commentary on the text, full stage directions, and a glossary of the mythical and geographical references in the plays.

In Herakles, Euripides reveals with great subtlety and complexity the often brutal underpinnings of our social arrangements. The play enacts a thoroughly contemporary dilemma about the relationship between personal and state violence to civic order.

Of all of Euripides' plays, this is his most skeptically subversive examination of myth, morality, and power. Depicting Herakles slowly going mad by Hera, the wife of Zeus, this play continues to haunt and inspire readers. Hera hates Herakles because he is one of Zeus's children born of adultery, and in his madness, Herakles is driven to murder his own wife and children and is eventually exiled, by his own accord, to Athens.

Expand description
Seller Condition Comments Price  
Seller: Open Books Ltd
Location: Chicago, IL
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Book is bent from improper storage. Open Books is a nonprofit social venture
[...]
Price:
$2.32
Comments:
Book is bent from improper storage. Open Books is a nonprofit social venture
[...]
Seller: Friends of the Phoenix Library
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
100% of this purchase will support literacy programs through a nonprofit organization!
Price:
$2.51
Comments:
100% of this purchase will support literacy programs through a nonprofit organization!
Seller: Buyback Express
Location: Alton, IL
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Good Condition. Reasonable wear. Still very usable. Ex-Bookstore with usual
[...]
Price:
$3.36
Comments:
Good Condition. Reasonable wear. Still very usable. Ex-Bookstore with usual
[...]
Seller: HPB-Movies
Location: Dallas, TX
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Price:
$5.62
Comments:
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Seller: Half Price Books Inc
Location: Dallas, TX
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Price:
$5.62
Comments:
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Seller: HPB-Red
Location: Dallas, TX
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Price:
$5.62
Comments:
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Seller: Ergodebooks
Location: Richmond, TX Ask seller a question
Condition: Good
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.
Price:
$8.83
Comments:
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.
Seller: Solr Books
Location: Skokie, IL
Condition: Very Good
Shipping Icon
Ships Fast! Satisfaction Guaranteed!
Price:
$11.21
Comments:
Ships Fast! Satisfaction Guaranteed!
Seller: Solr Books
Location: Skokie, IL
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Great reading/study copy. May have highlights and/or notes. Ships Fast! Satisfaction Guaranteed!
Price:
$11.21
Comments:
Great reading/study copy. May have highlights and/or notes. Ships Fast! Satisfaction Guaranteed!
Seller: SurplusTextSeller
Location: Columbia, MO
Condition: Good
Ships same day or next business day! UPS shipping available (Priority Mail
[...]
Price:
$13.48
Comments:
Ships same day or next business day! UPS shipping available (Priority Mail
[...]
Seller: Awesomebooks_Newbooks
Location: Wilmington, DE
Condition: New
BRAND NEW BOOK! Shipped within 24-48 hours. Normal delivery time is 5-12
[...]
Price:
$23.97
Comments:
BRAND NEW BOOK! Shipped within 24-48 hours. Normal delivery time is 5-12
[...]
please wait
Please Wait

Notify Me When Available

Enter your email address below,
and we'll contact you when your school adds course materials for
.
Enter your email address below, and we'll contact you when is back in stock (ISBN: ).