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An Oresteia

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A Bold, Iconoclastic New Look at One of the Great Works of Greek Tragedy In this innovative rendition of The Oresteia , the poet, translator, and essayist Anne Carson combines three different visions--Aischylos' Agamemnon , Sophokles' Elektra , and Euripides' Orestes --giving birth to a wholly new experience of the classic Greek triumvirate of vengeance. After the murder of her daughter Iphegenia by her husband Agamemnon, Klytaimestra exacts a mother's revenge, murdering Agamemnon and his mistress, Kassandra. ...

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An Oresteia
2010, Faber & Faber, New York

ISBN-13: 9780865479166

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An Oresteia
2009, Faber & Faber, New York

ISBN-13: 9780865479029


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