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April 1992



"The language in these translations (is) as fresh and gleaming as blood just spilled."--Eleanor Wilner. "Slavitt's translation is...lively and sometimes witty."--'TimesLiterary Supplement.' "A good, sensational Senecan read."--'Queen's Quarterly' The volume includes 'Trojan Women', 'Thyestes', 'Phaedra', 'Medea', and 'Agamemnon', plus a preface.


David R. Slavitt, poet, novelist, critic, and journalist, has published more than fifty books. His translations include the Metamorphoses of Ovid, The Fables of Avianus, the "Eclogues" and "Georgics" of Virgil, and Seneca: The Tragedies, Vols. 1 and 2, all available from Johns Hopkins.


Slavitt's ability is clearly in evidence... These translations are rendered in lucid, contemporary English, bringing before us the atrocities, horrors, and grotesqueries of Imperial Rome. Classical Outlook Slavitt's translation is... lively and sometimes witty. Times Literary Supplement A good, sensational Senecan read. Queen's Quarterly
EAN: 9780801843099
ISBN: 080184309X
Untertitel: The Tragedies. 'Complete Roman Drama in Translation'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Johns Hopkins University Press
Erscheinungsdatum: April 1992
Seitenanzahl: 224 Seiten
Übersetzer/Sprecher: Übersetzt von David Slavitt
Format: kartoniert
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