A landmark edition, with modernized translations, cutting-edge annotations, in-depth appendices, and a very readable and practical interior design, this is the ideal 21st century single-volume of Greek drama from today's top English translators. Some of the plays included are such classics as Agamemnon, Prometheus Bound, Bacchae, Electra, Medea, Antigone, and Oedipus Rex.
JAMES ROMM was born in 1958 in New York. After receiving his B.A. in Classics from Yale, he went on to earn a Ph.D. from Princeton in 1988. He has taught Greek language, literature and history at Bard College since 1990.
MARY LEFKOWITZ is the Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities emerita at Wellesley College. A recipient of the National Humanities Award, Lefkowitz is the author and editor of numerous articles and books, including Not Out of Africa- How oAfrocentrismo Became an Excuse to Teach Myth as History; Black Athena Revisited; Greek Gods, Human Lives- What We Can Learn from Myths; Women in Greek Myth; and Women's Life in Greece and Rome.