Daily Archives: Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

Sophocles’ Electra

Sophocles’ play Electra retells the basic story of the revenge of the children, Electra and Orestes, of the murdered Agamemnon, slain by his wife, Clytemnestra, and her lover, Aegisthus. Unlike Aeschylus’ earlier and equivalent play, Libation Bearers, Sophocles’ version does … Continue reading

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