Title, Áyax ; Las Traquinias ; Antígona ; Edipo Rey El libro de bolsillo. Author, Sófocles. Translated by, Jos Mara Lucas de Dios. Contributor, Jos Mara Lucas de . Las traquinias by Sofocles, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Sófocles has 7 entries in their OverDrive catalogue.
I liked the plays when I first read them in high school, but I got a lot more out of them on the second read once I’d grown up a bit. Although it was brave and noble of Antigone to risk her life to go against the law for her brother’s sake, it was also a stubborn and foolish action because it ultimately resulted in her demise. I am not a fluent reader or speaker of Greek, but I do find that many translations are either flat and academic or attempt to be clever.
La leyenda dice que el ejercito atacante concerto una tregua para que se pudieran celebrar honorablemente sus funerales. Is this book in German?
Thumbs up for this one. I enjoyed the colloquial casting of this translation. To ask other readers questions llas Las Siete Tragedias de Sofoclesplease sign up. Trivia About The Complete Plays. I don’t usually read theatre, I don’t know any trauqinias Greek or Latin. While at first this translation seemed a little too modern to me, I soon grew to enjoy it; it was very easy to understand, and I was able to go through the plays quickly.
Most people speak in idiom and rely on emotional content and this is especially the case in plays. I rather enjoyed this translation. She was smart and if Antigone had listened to her, none of this would have happened and they rraquinias have lived happily ever after! See 1 question about Las Siete Tragedias de Sofocles….
I can’t think of anything new to add to the year old discussion of these plays. Not yet am I so misguided as to desire other honors than those which profit. Shakespeare, Homer, Marlow are others.
Paperbackpages. Fue amigo de Herodoto y Pericles, aunque no mostro mayor interes por la politica. Open Preview See a Problem?
Estas siete obras estan incluidas en esta edicion.
Sofocles escribio mas de un centenar de tragedias; desafortunadamente, tan solo siete tragedias completas se conservan: I wasn’t terribly impressed when I first began, mainly because I don’t think the first play, Aiasis one of the strongest–or maybe it was one that I personally didn’t connect to as much. It was definitely an interesting read and would be fun to discuss.
Antigone was definitely a deep book, about the short-lived trials and tribulations of a girl who decides to go against the law in traquiniaa to follow her beliefs.
Worth a second read through when you’re sofocle enough to appreciate them. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Actors are called for when traquknias is necessary for the story to unfold and this is lost in some translations.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. I originally read The Women of Trachis in Mythology and am so glad to have now read some of Sophocles’ other works. I picked this up pretty much traquiniaas random, and was amazed at how engaging the plays were.
Las Siete Tragedias de Sofocles
Reading Julius Caesar next! In the olden days, no woman would dare speak out and criticize men. Al carecer de la numer Las siete tragedias que nos han quedado de este autor.
Sofocles escribe muy bien. Lists with This Book.
Las Siete Tragedias de Sofocles by Sophocles (4 star ratings)
I enjoyed it, though it was a tragedy. She does so to save her brother from eternal life as a ghost wandering on Earth as the Greek beliefs go. Anyway, aplaudo a las tres tragedias de temas tebnos: So they are very well written, but after awhile, not all too much originality.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. I gotta tell ‘ya, with the right translator, these greek tragedies are actually pretty damn sofoocles. I enjoyed reading this edition as there were notes about the Athenian Theater and Tragedy.