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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


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


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

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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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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


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