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by John Herington

Free eBook Aeschylus (Hermes Books) download ISBN: 0300035624
Author: John Herington
Publisher: Yale University Press (July 1, 1986)
Language: English
Pages: 192
Category: Imaginative Literature
Subcategory: Dramas and Plays
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Aeschylus can be called the creator of the art of tragedy in the Western tradition. Author of the first dramas that have survived in their entirety, he was also one of the world’s greatest lyric and imaginative poets. This book by John Herington is designed to introduce all aspects of his majestic achievement to the general reader. Herington begins by sketching the background to Aeschylus’ plays.

Greek dramatist Aeschylus (525-456 BC) is called the creator of the art of tragedy in the Western tradition.

Aeschylus can be called the creator of the art of tragedy in the Western tradition. Author of the first dramas that have survived in their entirety, he was also one of the world's greatest lyric and imaginative poets. Herington begins by sketching the background to Aeschylus' plays.

John Herington: Aeschylus. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1986.

This book by John Herington is designed to introduce all aspects of his majestic achievement to the general . Herington produces an excellent introduction to a tragedian whose virtues might not otherwise be fully appreciated at first reading.

This book by John Herington is designed to introduce all aspects of his majestic achievement to the general reader. He first explains the very ancient mythical conception of our universe in which Aeschylus was brought up and which continued to shape his dramaturgy and poetic expression throughout his career. Herinton's enthusiasm for recapturing the vitality of Aeschylus' drama shows through on every page.

A historical, biographical, and literary study. Author of "The Persians," "Seven Against Thebes," "The Suppliants," "Oresteia," and "Prometheus Bound. A historical, biographical, and literary study. Hermes series on classical authors. Format Paperback 204 pages.

Herington, John, Aeschylus, Hermes Books, New Haven: Yale University Press, 1986

Herington, John, Aeschylus, Hermes Books, New Haven: Yale University Press, 1986. The Author of the Prometheus Bound, Austin and London: University of Texas Press, 1970. Jaeger, Werner, Paideia: The Ideals of Greek Culture, trs. Gilbert Highet, 3 vols, Oxford: Basil Blackwell and Matt, Ltd, 1939-44; New York: Oxford University Press, 1945. Next Menelaus tells Telemachus how Proteus informed him of his brother’s murder by Aegisthus (Book IV, lines 511-47); and the crime expands when the ghost of Agamemnon tells Odysseus how both he and Cassandra were murdered by his wife together with her lover (Book XI, lines 385-439).

And shortly after: "e hope to let the classics speak again, with a minimum of modern verbiage (as Nietzsche wished), to the widest possible audience of interested people.

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