The Oresteia of Aeschylus. Aeschylus, Robert Lowell.

The Oresteia of Aeschylus

New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux (1978), 1978. First printing. Hardcover. 129 pp. Bound in black cloth with gold lettering on the spine. Price of $8.95 on front jacket flap. The Oresteia is a trilogy of ancient Greek tragedies consisting of Agamemnon, The Libation Bearers (here: Orestes), and The Eumenides (here: The Furies). Lowell's version of the Oresteia is based upon other translations, not the original Greek, and his purpose was to produce an English version capturing the spirit of the originals while being suited for production on the modern stage. A sharp copy of this posthumously published work by the acclaimed poet. Fine / very near Fine. Item #00008086

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