The Oresteia, Paperback Book


Hughes's version of the classic Greek tragedies AGAMEMNON, THE CHEOPHORI and THE EUMENIDES.

The plays are concerned with the aftermath of the Trojan War as it affects the accursed royal house of Atreus.

Follows a single course from the domestic discord to the divine intervention and reconciliation.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Faber & Faber
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  • Category: Translation & interpretation
  • ISBN: 9780571179961



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