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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Macmillan Pub Co
Publication date June 1, 1950
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780672601859
ISBN-10 0672601850
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Original list price $1.80
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Son of him who led our hosts at Troy of old, son of Agamemnon! — now thou mayest behold with thine eyes all that thy soul hath desired so long. There is the ancient Argos of thy yearning, — that hallowed scene whence the gadfly drove the daughter of Inachus; and there, Orestes, is the Lycean Agora, named from the wolf-slaying god; there, on the left, Hera’s famous temple; and in this place to which we have come, deem that thou seest Mycenae rich in gold, with the house of the Pelopidae there, so often stained with bloodshed; whence I carried thee of yore, from the slaying of thy father, as thy kinswoman, thy sister, charged me; and saved thee, and reared thee up to manhood, to be the avenger of thy murdered sire. Now, therefore, Orestes, and thou, best of friends, Pylades, our plans must be laid quickly; for lo, already the sun’s bright ray is waking the songs of the birds into clearness, and the dark night of stars is spent. Before, then, anyone comes forth from the house, take counsel; seeing that the time allows not of delay, but is full ripe for deeds.

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9781566630214
 
With Nicholas Rudall (other contributor) | from Ivan R Dee (May 1, 1993)
9781566630214 | details & prices | 5.75 × 8.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $15.95
About: The classic drama of a daughter's revenge of her father's murder, in a brilliant new translation for modern audiences.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780521097963 Book cover for 9780672601859 Book cover for 9780887342431 Book cover for 9781419117480 Book cover for 9781469928432 Book cover for 9781519762108 Book cover for 9781532880902 Book cover for 9781566630221 Book cover for 9781849430616 Book cover for 9781854597564
 
from Createspace Independent Pub (April 22, 2016)
9781532880902 | details & prices | 50 pages | 5.50 × 8.50 × 0.12 in. | 0.25 lbs | List price $6.95
This edition also contains Electra, Electra
About: In medieval Greek mythology, Electra was the daughter of King Agamemnon and Queen Clytemnestra, and thus princess of Argos.
With Edibook (other contributor) | from Createspace Independent Pub (December 8, 2015)
9781519762108 | details & prices | 46 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.11 in. | List price $10.00
About: Tragedia de Sófocles de fecha incierta pero muy probablemente representada entre el 418 y el 410 a.
With Nick Payne (other contributor) | from Oberon Books Ltd (August 28, 2012)
9781849430616 | details & prices | 62 pages | 5.25 × 8.25 × 0.50 in. | 0.20 lbs | List price $17.95
About: This new adaptation of a classic play blends live music, text and movement.
from Createspace Independent Pub (January 18, 2012)
9781469928432 | details & prices | 62 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.14 in. | 0.32 lbs | List price $16.99
This edition also contains Electra, Electra
About: Thank you for checking out this book by Theophania Publishing.
With J. Michael Walton (other contributor), Marianne MacDonald (other contributor) | from Nick Hern Books (May 22, 2005)
9781854597564 | details & prices | 72 pages | 4.00 × 6.00 × 0.25 in. | 0.15 lbs | List price $10.95
About: The Drama Classic edition of Sophocles' version of the Electra myth.
from Kessinger Pub Co (June 30, 2004)
9781419117480 | details & prices | 72 pages | List price $16.95
About: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.
With William-Alan Landes, E. A. Heary | from Players Pr (September 1, 1995)
9780887342431 | details & prices | 40 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 0.25 in. | 0.10 lbs | List price $8.00
About: Electra recounts the murders of Clytemnestra and Aegisthus by Clytemnestra's son Orestes, to avenge their murder of his father Agamemnon, commander of the Greeks at Troy, upon his return home.
With Nicholas Rudall (other contributor) | from Ivan R Dee (May 1, 1993)
9781566630221 | details & prices | 5.75 × 8.50 × 0.25 in. | 0.25 lbs | List price $10.95
About: Sophocles' classic drama of a daughter's revenge of her father's murder has been translated into playable language for modern audiences.
from Cambridge Univ Pr (March 1, 1973)
9780521097963 | details & prices | 5.00 × 7.25 × 0.50 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $44.99
About: In this edition of Sophocles' Electra, one of the greatest tragedies in Greek or any literature, Mr Keels presents the play as a study in revenge, but in a subtle way whose meaning depends upon the continuous use of dramatic irony.
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from Macmillan Pub Co (June 1, 1950)
9780672601859 | details & prices | List price $1.80
About: Son of him who led our hosts at Troy of old, son of Agamemnon!

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