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The Oresteia free pdf Hughes's version of the classic Greek tragedies AGAMEMNON, THE CHEOPHORI and THE EUMENIDES. The plays are concerned with the aftermath of the Trojan War as it affects the accursed royal house of Atreus. Follows a single course from the domestic discord to the divine intervention and reconciliation.

About Ted Hughes

Ted Hughes (1930-1998) was born in Yorkshire. His first book, The Hawk in the Rain, was published in 1957 by Faber

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Author : Ted Hughes
Publisher : Faber
Data Published : 20 September 1999
ISBN : 0571179967
EAN : 9780571179961
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 208 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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