Women of Trakhis

Women of Trakhis

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A dynamic and necessary new translation of Sophocles' unsparing drama about a desperate wife's lethal scheme to keep her warrior husband's wavering love

In Women of Trakhis, Sophocles challenges the very ideal of Greek manhood, portraying the classic mythological hero Herakles as a man equally capable of courageous feats and savage acts.

Deianeira is an ordinary woman married to Herakles, the most feared and storied hero of the ancient world. To preserve their marriage… (more)

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Book Details  

Publisher: Harper Perennial (August 07, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 144 pages

File size: 542 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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