Oresteia: Agamemnon, The Libation bearers, The Eumenides

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"These authoritative translations consign all other complete collections to the wastebasket."--Robert Brustein, The New Republic "This is it. No qualifications. Go out and buy it everybody."--Kenneth Rexroth, The Nation "The translations deliberately avoid the highly wrought and affectedly poetic; their idiom is contemporary....They have life and speed and suppleness of phrase."-- Times Education Supplement "These translations belong to our time. A keen poetic sensibility repeatedly quickens them; and without this inner fire the most academically flawless rendering is dead."--Warren D. Anderson, American Oxonian "The critical commentaries and the versions themselves...are fresh, unpretentious, above all, functional."-- Commonweal "Grene is one of the great translators."--Conor Cruise O'Brien, London Sunday Times "Richmond Lattimore is that rara avis in our age, the classical scholar who is at the same time an accomplished poet."--Dudley Fitts, New York Times Book Review
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