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Oresteia Agamemnon, the Libation Bearers, the Eumenides

By: Aeschylus

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1953

Seller ID: 970

ISBN: 0226307786

Condition: Good


Stamped on bottom "USED BOOK." Inside cover page includes some markings. Text includes a few underlines. ; The Complete Greek Tragedies; Translated and with An Introduction by Richmond LattimoreThe Oresteia by Aeschylus, the only extant trilogy among the Greek tragedies, is one of the great foundational texts of Western culture. Beginning with Agamemnon, which describes Agamemnon's return from the Trojan War and his murder at the hands of his wife, Clytemnestr... View more info

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Euripides I Alcestis; the Medea; the Heracleidae; Hippolytus

By: Euripides

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1955-1959.

Seller ID: 973

ISBN: 0226307808

Condition: Fair


Highlighting throughout text. "USED BOOK" stamped on bottom. ; Edited by David Greene and Richard Lattimore, with an introduction by Richmond Lattimore. This volume contains the following tragedies by Euripides: 1. Alcestis, translated by Richmond Lattimore2. The Medea, translated by Rex Warner3. The Heracleidae, translated by Ralph Gladstone4. Hippolytus, translated by David Grene View more info

Medea

By: Euripides

Price: $1.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1993

Edition: Unabridged Edition

Seller ID: 1860

ISBN: 0486275485

Condition: Good


One of the most powerful and enduring of Greek tragedies, Medea centers on the myth of Jason, leader of the Argonauts, who has won the dragon-guarded treasure of the Golden Fleece with the help of the sorceress Medea. Having married Medea and fathered her two children, Jason abandons her for a more favorable match, never suspecting the terrible revenge she will take. Euripides' masterly portrayal of the motives fiercely driving Medea's pursuit of vengeance for her hus... View more info

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Peg of My Heart: A Comedy of Youth

By: Manners, J.

Price: $6.49

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1913

Seller ID: 1322

Condition: Fair


Peg O' My Heart was most famously performed as a play on Broadway, followed by a long run in London, starring the author's wife Laurette Taylor. The British-born playwright then wrote the silent screen play for the book, in which his wife also appeared. View more info

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Doctor Faustus

By: Marlowe, Christopher

Price: $2.29

Publisher: New York, A Signet Classic: 1969

Seller ID: 1397

ISBN: 0451515021

Condition: Fair in Fair dust jacket


Notations made in pen throughout text of play, ; Signet Classics; Doctor Faustus was probably written in 1592, although the exact date of its composition is uncertain, since it was not published until a decade later. The idea of an individual selling his or her soul to the devil for knowledge is an old motif in Christian folklore, one that had become attached to the historical persona of Johannes Faustus, a disreputable astrologer who lived in Germany sometime in the ear... View more info

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Merchant of Venice

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $3.99

Publisher: New York, Gramercy: 1994

Seller ID: 990

ISBN: 051710122X

Condition: As New


Illustrated Shakespeare; An illustrated gift edition of one of the bard's most famous plays is handsomely bound with illustrated endpapers, a ribbon marker, and a three-piece case and includes sixteen color illustrations and black-and-white drawings. Bassanio, a Venetian nobleman with financial difficulties, wishes to compete for the hand of Portia, a wealthy heiress of Belmont, in order to restore his fortune. View more info

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The Tempest

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $1.99

Publisher: Bantam Books, Toronto: 1988

Seller ID: 1400

ISBN: 0553213075

Condition: Fair


Edited by David Bevington; David Scott Kastan, James Hammersmith, and Robert Kean Turner, associate editors; with a foreword by Joseph Papp This joyous play, the last comedy of Shakespeare's career, sums up his stagecraft with a display of seemingly effortless skill. Prospero, exiled Duke of Milan, living on an enchanted island, has the opportunity to punish and forgive his enemies when he raises a tempest that drives them ashore—as well as to forestall a rebellion,... View more info

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Julius Caesar

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $3.25

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1991

Edition: Unabridged Edition

Seller ID: 1638

ISBN: 0486268764

Condition: Fair


Ex-Library; Based on Plutarch's account of the lives of Brutus, Julius Caesar, and Mark Antony, Julius Caesar was the first of Shakespeare's Roman history plays. Presented for the first time in 1599, the play reveals the great dramatist's consummate ability to explore and express the most profound human emotions and instincts. So clearly and urgently does it impact its insights into history and human behavior, Julius Caesar is traditionally among the first of Shakespeare... View more info

Julius Caesar

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $2.99

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1991

Seller ID: 1828

ISBN: 0486268764

Condition: Fair


Lots of notes throughout in pencil and pen. ; Based on Plutarch's account of the lives of Brutus, Julius Caesar, and Mark Antony, Julius Caesar was the first of Shakespeare's Roman history plays. Presented for the first time in 1599, the play reveals the great dramatist's consummate ability to explore and express the most profound human emotions and instincts. So clearly and urgently does it impact its insights into history and human behavior, Julius Caesar is traditiona... View more info

Julius Caesar

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $2.99

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1991

Seller ID: 1829

ISBN: 0486268764

Condition: Fair


Lots of notes throughout in pencil and pen. ; Based on Plutarch's account of the lives of Brutus, Julius Caesar, and Mark Antony, Julius Caesar was the first of Shakespeare's Roman history plays. Presented for the first time in 1599, the play reveals the great dramatist's consummate ability to explore and express the most profound human emotions and instincts. So clearly and urgently does it impact its insights into history and human behavior, Julius Caesar is traditiona... View more info

Macbeth

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $2.95

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 2000

Seller ID: 1874

ISBN: 0140714782

Condition: Good


Notations throughout. ; The Pelican Shakespeare; Edited by Stephen Orgel Macbeth is a tragedy and is considered one of Shakespeare's darkest and most powerful works. Set in Scotland, the play dramatizes the corrosive psychological and political effects produced when evil is chosen as a way to fulfil the ambition for power. The play is believed to have been written between 1599 and 1606, and is most commonly dated 1606. The earliest account of a performance of what was... View more info

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The Oedipus Cycle Oedipus Rex, Oedipus At Colonus, Antigone

By: Sophocles

Price: $3.39

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1977

Seller ID: 1275

ISBN: 0156838389

Condition: Very Good


English versions of Sophocles’ three great tragedies based on the myth of Oedipus, translated for a modern audience by two gifted poets. View more info