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Review: Ajax (Translations from Greek Drama)

User Review  - Wael Mahmoud - Goodreads

I read EF Watling's translation. A beautiful tragedy by the greek master Sophocles. The dialogue is very smart and concentrated, the characters - specially Ajax and Teucer - perfectly presentd ... Read full review

Review: Ajax (Translations from Greek Drama)

User Review  - JM Slowik - Goodreads

Gloomy and intense. A short, perfectly structured drama, which I for one would like to see adapted. It's best read aloud instead of silently, though. Make sure to give Ajax a really gravelly, death-metal voice. Read full review

Review: Ajax (Translations from Greek Drama)

User Review  - Neil Richardson - Goodreads

A moving and powerful play-ette from the ancient master tragedian. Once again, cunning Odysseus saves the day... As ever with Sophocles, it's a potent mix of intense interpersonal conflict, tension ... Read full review

Review: Ajax (Translations from Greek Drama)

User Review  - Maan Kawas - Goodreads

A beautiful tragedy by the great Ancient Greek master Sophocles that is centered around key values and themes, which are glory (kleos, as perceived then), social shame, anger, hatred, and stubbornness ... Read full review

Review: Sophocles 1: Ajax/Electra/Oedipus Tyrannus (Loeb Classical Library 20)

User Review  - Nathan - Goodreads

Nietzsche's midwife. Come for Oedipus, stay for Ajax. Read full review

Review: Ajax (Translations from Greek Drama)

User Review  - Michael Green - Goodreads

In this play Ajax and Odysseus and their respective speeches are AMAZING. It gave me so much respect for Greek characters I felt were kind of shit before. Their lines were great. But, the overall ... Read full review

Review: Ajax (Translations from Greek Drama)

User Review  - Mike Jensen - Goodreads

One of the great plays. What happens when a man loses his honor? Tragedy. But why is a Greek name rendered in Latin? What a goofy translation tradition we have, especially when Odysseus is still called Olysseus and not Ulysses. Sheesh! Read full review

Review: Sophocles 1: Ajax/Electra/Oedipus Tyrannus (Loeb Classical Library 20)

User Review  - Λουκιανὸς - Goodreads

ὦ φῶς, τελευταῖόν σε προσβλέψαιμι νῦν l.1132 ἔνθα δύστηνος διπλοῦς ἐξ ἀνδρὸς ἄνδρα καὶ τέκν᾽ ἐκ τέκνων τέκοι. l. 1250 ἔρρει δὲ τὰ θεῖα. l. 910 ὦ δεινὸν ἰδεῖν πάθος ἀνθρώποις l. 1298 ἄνδρα δ᾽ ὠφελεῖν ἀφ᾽ ὧν ἔχοι τε καὶ δύναιτο, κάλλιστος πόνων Read full review

Review: Antigone, The Women of Trachis, Philoctetes & Oedipus at Colonus (Loeb Classical Library, #21)

User Review  - Nick Wallace - Goodreads

I can't get over how great is my esteem for Sophocles. There isn't a bad apple in this collection. Read full review


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