The dramas of Sophocles rendered in English verse, dramatic and lyric

by Sophocles

Publisher: Deighton, Bell and Co., Publisher: G. Bell and Sons in Cambridge, London

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  • Sophocles -- Translations into English,
  • Mythology, Greek -- Drama

Edition Notes

Statementby Sir George Young, bart ...
GenreTranslations into English., Drama.
ContributionsYoung, George, Sir, 1837-1930, tr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA4414.A1 Y6 1888
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 558 p.
Number of Pages558
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6751958M
LC Control Number30033906
OCLC/WorldCa10111572

A basic level guide to some of the best known and loved works of prose, poetry and drama from ancient Greece, Rome and other ancient civilizations - Index of Individual Works. Any true fresh seafood fan or scuba diver will certainly love this absorbing book of undersea and culinary exploits. $ The New Germany. The Dramas of Sophocles Rendered in English Verse, Dramatic and Lyric. Sophocles. Free. A Picture of Whitby and Its Environs. George Young. Sophocles’ tragedies — from Antigone to Oedipus Tyrannus — are filled with highly wrought, vivid, and emotionally powerful most translations sacrifice the poetry to convey only the sense of the lines as dramatic speech. This is the first book in English to present Sophocles exclusively as a poet, and the only volume to reveal the full force and beauty of his verse.   Oedipus Rex is the greatest of the Greek tragedies, a profound meditation on the human condition. The story of the mythological king, who is doomed to kill his father and marry his mother, has resonated in world culture for almost 2, years. But Sophocles’ drama as originally performed was much more than a great story—it was a superb poetic script and exciting theatrical s: 1.

Drama is the specific mode of fiction represented in performance: a play, opera, mime, ballet, etc., performed in a theatre, or on radio or television. Considered as a genre of poetry in general, the dramatic mode has been contrasted with the epic and the lyrical modes ever since Aristotle's Poetics (c. BC)—the earliest work of dramatic theory.. The term "drama" comes from a Greek word. For this new translation, Geoffrey Alan Argent has rendered these plays in the verse form that Racine might well have used had he been English: namely, the “heroic” couplet. Argent has exploited the couplet’s compressed power and flexibility to produce a work of English literature, a verse drama as gripping in English as Racine’s is in. Euripides: The Alcestis of Euripides; translated into English verse, by the Class of of Beloit College. Revised by the Committee on Publication of , for the twenty-first annual rendition of the Classical Department. Greek dramas by AEschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, and Aristophanes tragedy of Euripides, rendered into English. Euripides II contains the plays “Andromache,” translated by Deborah Roberts; “Hecuba,” translated by William Arrowsmith; “The Suppliant Women,” translated by Frank William Jones; and “Electra,” translated by Emily Townsend Vermeule. Sixty years ago, the University of Chicago Press undertook a momentous project: a new translation of the Greek tragedies that would be the ultimate.

David Mulroy’s brilliant verse translation of Oedipus Rex recaptures the aesthetic power of Sophocles’ masterpiece while also achieving a highly accurate translation in clear, contemporary English. Speeches are rendered with the same kind of regular iambic rhythm that gave the Sophoclean originals their drive. The curse placed on Oedipus lingers and haunts a younger generation in this new and brilliant translation of Sophocles' classic drama. The daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta, Antigone is . We make four exceptions, however, by listing Barrett’s Euripides: Hippolytus (Barrett , cited under Drama of Euripides), Seaford’s Euripides: Cyclops (Seaford , cited under Relationship of Ritual and Myth in Drama), Asheri and colleagues’ Commentary on Herodotus Books I–IV (Asheri, et al. , cited under Debates about.

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Sophocles was born about B.C.E. Along with Aeschylus and Euripides he was one of the three most prominent ancient Greek tragedians. He wrote over a hundred plays, of which only seven still survive.

The most famous of these are the 'Theban' or 'Oedipus' cycle. He died in B.C.E. The Oedipus Cycle Antigone translated by R. Jebb []. The plays. Only seven of Sophocles’ tragedies survive in their entirety, along with lines of a satyr play, numerous fragments of plays now lost, and 90 seven of the complete plays are works of Sophocles’ maturity, but only two of them, Philoctetes and Oedipus at Colonus, have fairly certain is generally regarded as the earliest of the extant plays.

More editions of The Dramas of Sophocles Rendered in English Verse, Dramatic & Lyric: The Dramas of Sophocles Rendered in English Verse, Dramatic and Lyric: []: ISBN () Softcover, Cornell University Library, ; The Dramas of Sophocles Rendered in English Verse, Dramatic & Lyric: ISBN () Softcover, HardPress.

Sophocles: The dramas of Sophocles rendered in English verse, dramatic and lyric, (Cambridge, Deighton, Bell and Co.; London, G. Bell and Dramatic and lyric book, ), also by George Young, trans. by George Young (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Sophocles: Dramen des Sophokles.

Book Description: Although many commentators have dealt with various aspects of structure in Sophoclean drama, G.

Kirkwood contends that "Sophocles' mastery of dramatic form is accepted with casual and superficial deference rather than fully and clearly understood.". Verse drama is any drama written significantly in verse (that is: with line endings) to be performed by an actor before an audience.

Although verse drama does not need to be primarily in verse to be considered verse drama, significant portions of the play should be in verse to qualify. For a very long period, verse drama was the dominant form of drama in Europe (and was also important in non. The Dramas of Sophocles Rendered in English Verse, Dramatic and Lyric: ISBN () Softcover, HardPress Publishing, Oedipus King of Thebes Translated into English Rhyming Verse with Explanatory Notes.

Sophocles (Sophokles) was the second of the three great ancient Greek tragedians (after Aeschylus and before Euripides) whose work has survived. Only seven of his plays have survived in a complete form but, for almost fifty years, he was the most-awarded playwright in the Dionysia dramatic competitions of the city-state of Athens.

The dramas of Sophocles rendered in English verse, dramatic & lyric - Sophocles Richard Carden (27 September ). The Papyrus Fragments of Sophocles: An Edition with Prolegomena and Commentary. Walter de Gruyter. ISBN Mark Griffith (). Greek Satyr Play: Five Studies.

Chapter 3: Sophocles' Satyr Plays and the Language of. The Dramas of Sophocles Rendered in English Verse Dramatic & Lyric Sophocles (George Young, trans) Published by London: J.M.

Dent/ E.P. Dutton - Everyman's Library; ND (Ca ) (). Sophocles is thought to have written over plays, but only seven fully survive today: Ajax, Antigone, Trachinian Women, Oedipus the King, Electra, Philoctetes, and Oedipus at Colonus.

Trackers, a satyr play, exists only as a line lean dramas typically focus on a few characters and highlight their determined natures and strong qualities which, eventually, lead them to tragedy.

"This Dover edition is an unabridged republication of the play from the volume The Dramas of Sophocles Rendered in English Verse Dramatic & Lyric by Sir George Young, as published by J.M. Dent & Sons, Ltd., London, in "--Title page verso.

Description: v, 56 pages ; 21 cm: Series Title: Dover thrift editions. Other Titles: Oedipus at Colonus. The Collected Works of W. Yeats, Volume II: The Plays is part of a fourteen-volume series under the general editorship of eminent Yeats scholars Richard J.

Finneran and George Mills Harper. This complete edition includes virtually all of the Nobel laureate's published work, in authoritative texts and with extensive explanatory Plays, edited by David R.

Clark and Rosalind E. Clark. The trilogy concludes with Antigone, in which Oedipus's courageous daughter defies her tyrannical uncle in a provocative exploration of the demands of loyalty and duty.

Excerpts from The Dramas of Sophocles Rendered in English Verse, Dramatic & Lyric by Sir George Young, published by J. Dent & Sons, Ltd., London,   Polynices, son and heir to the unfortunate Oedipus, having been supplanted by his younger brother Eteocles, brought an army of Argives against his native city, army was defeated, and the two brothers slew each other in single combat.

On this Creon, the brother-in-law of Oedipus, succeeding to the chief power, forbade the burial of Polynices. The Dramas of Sophocles Rendered in English Verse, Dramatic and Lyric: [] by.

Sophocles | Paperback The Dramas of Sophocles in English Verse [Leather Bound] by Sir George Young | Jan 1, Goodreads Book reviews & recommendations: IMDb Movies.

One type of dramatic poetry is an entire play written in verse, like Greek plays by Sophocles and Euripides. Another type is a dramatic monologue, such as Robert Browning's “My Last Duchess.” A dramatic monologue features a speaker who makes a speech to a silent outsider, like the reader, and at some critical point, reveals something about.

With notes by W.B. Jones' -- subject(s): Accessible book 'Sophocles in single plays for the use of schools: Antigone' 'Tragedia: El Philoctetes' 'Tragoediae' -- subject(s): Drama, Greek Mythology. Sophocles ( – ) Sophocles-by-sophocles/work/' >Sophocles ( BC or BC- BC) was one of the three great ancient Greek tragedians, together with Aeschylus and Euripides.

According to the Suda he wrote plays; in the dramatic competitions of the Festival of Dionysus (where each submission by one playwright consisted of four plays, three Tragedies and a semi-comic satyr. SCOTT-BOOK: More. On the Shelf. The plays of Sophocles / Translated into English verse by Thomas Francklin.

With an introd. by Henry Morley. -- The dramas of Sophocles rendered in English verse, dramatic & lyric / by Sir George Young. -- PA A1 Y6 Subjects. Dover () republication of Oedipus Tyrannus from The Dramas of Sophocles Rendered in English Verse Dramatic and Lyric by Sir George Young.

J.M. Dent and Sons, Ltd., London, Explanatory footnotes. Publisher description: Considered by many the greatest of the classic Greek tragedies, Oedipus Rex is Sophocles' finest play and a work of extraordinary power and resonance. Dover Publications, Paperback. New/No Jacket. New paperback book copy of Oedipus Rex by Sophocles.

Dover Thrift Editions (Stanley Appelbaum, Editor). Dover () republication of Oedipus Tyrannus from The Dramas of Sophocles Rendered in English Verse Dramatic and Lyric by Sir George Young.

J.M. Dent and Sons, Ltd., London,   Dramatic poetry is drama, written in verse form, that is either sung or could be. Sub-categories of dramatic poetry include comedies and tragedies. Ballads have been considered dramatic.

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related portals: Ancient Greek drama. sister projects: Wikidata item. Cookson's translations of Aeschylus' plays were first published in the UK and the US in The four plays are those written by Aeschylus which survive intact, but are not part of his Oresteia trilogy.2 Timbs, John, Things not generally known; a popular hand-book of facts not readily accessible.

New York: D. Appleton, Kovacs’ lively verse translation, with introduction and notes, of this seminal play, will be of value to students and lay readers alike. Chapter titles.

Introduction 1. Sophocles and the great age of Athenian tragedy a. What we know of Sophocles’ life b. How to avoid turning Sophocles .