Electra and Other Plays by Sophocles [1976 U.K. PAPERBACK]
Electra and Other Plays by Sophocles
VINTAGE U.K. PAPERBACK  PENGUIN BOOKS
Book is in very good condition.
Light shelf wear and a blemish of sticker ghosting on rear cover.
Reads good as new with some tanning to pages.
This volume contains four plays by Sophocles (496-496 B.C.), was the first to give ancient Greek drama I structure recognizably related to its modern descendants. In Electra he objectively presents part of the Orestean legend, while Woman of Trachis is remarkable for the human verisimilitude imparted to a near-repulsive piece of mythology. Philoctetes portrays the struggles of right against might, and Ajax takes for its theme that of the great man fallen.