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The Agamemnon of Aeschylus

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Paperback, 164 pages
Published May 1st 2006 by Kessinger Publishing
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Mikael
Let’s call this a sequel to The Iliad, because it is, dealing with the occurrences preceding and following King Agamemnon’s return home to Argos after the sacking of Troy. Since the play is labeled as a tragedy, it’s hardly a spoiler when I reveal that he does not get to enjoy his victory for very long. It’s of course a rather populist choice of subject matter on Aeschylus’ part, considering the familiarity of these characters and events to the audiences of the time.

Agamemnon is a fairly typical
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My favorite translation.
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Robert Browning was a British poet and playwright whose mastery of dramatic verse, especially dramatic monologues, made him one of the foremost Victorian poets.

Browning began writing poetry at age 13. These poems were eventually collected, but were later destroyed by Browning himself. In 1833, Browning's "Pauline" was published and received a cool reception. Harold Bloom believes that John Stuart
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