Prometheus Bound (Google eBook)

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Oxford University Press, Jun 26, 1975 - Drama - 144 pages
17 Reviews
For readers accustomed to the relatively undramatic standard translations of Prometheus Bound, this version by James Scully, a poet and winner of the Lamont Poetry Prize, and C. John Herington, one of the world's foremost Aeschylean scholars, will come as a revelation. Scully and Herington accentuate the play's true power, drama, and relevance to modern times. Aeschylus originally wrote Prometheus Bound as part of a tragic trilogy, and this translation is unique in including the extant fragments of the companion plays.
  

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User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

Since this play is apparently one of the more well-known of Aeschylus' works, I guess I'd better talk about Prometheus Bound a bit and why I didn't see it as the ultimate masterpiece that some peoeple ... Read full review

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User Review  - Realini - Goodreads

Prometheus Bound by Aeschylus Προμηθεὺς Δεσμώτης, Promētheus Desmōtēs First of all, I was not keen on the play, albeit the myth is intriguing. Therefore, if you wish any opinion on this play, you ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
3
A Note on this Translation
23
Prometheus Bound
27
Notes to the Translation
87
The Fragmentary Prometheus Plays
99
Glossary
111
Copyright

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About the author (1975)

James Scully is Professor of English at the University of Connecticut. He is the author of several volumes of poetry, including The Marches, and winner of the Lamont Poetry Prize. C. John Herington is Professor of Classics and Talcott Professor of Greek at Yale University. He is the author of several books, including Poetry into Drama and Aeschylus.

James Scully is Professor of English at the University of Connecticut. He is the author of several volumes of poetry, including The Marches, and winner of the Lamont Poetry Prize. C. John Herington is Professor of Classics and Talcott Professor of Greek at Yale University. He is the author of several books, including Poetry into Drama and Aeschylus.

James Scully is Professor of English at the University of Connecticut. He is the author of several volumes of poetry, including The Marches, and winner of the Lamont Poetry Prize. C. John Herington is Professor of Classics and Talcott Professor of Greek at Yale University. He is the author of several books, including Poetry into Drama and Aeschylus.

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