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The cure at Troy

Seamus Heaney

The cure at Troy

a version of Sophocles" Philoctetes

by Seamus Heaney

  • 315 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Faber in association with Field Day in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philoctetes (Greek mythology) -- Drama,
  • Trojan War -- Drama

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSeamus Heaney.
    ContributionsSophocles.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination81 p. ;
    Number of Pages81
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15376739M
    ISBN 100571162304
    LC Control Number90045186
    OCLC/WorldCa22628062


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The Cure at Troy is similar to other great Heaney translations like Beowulf, The Burial at Thebes and Aeneid Book VI. It is his version of Sophocles Greek play,Philoctetes, which is set during the Trojan War.

Philoctetes was abandoned on a desert island by Odysseus and the Greeks ten years earlier after he had his foot bitten by a snake/5(24).

The Cure at Troy is Seamus Heaney's version of Sophocles' n in the fifth century BC, this play concerns the predicament of the outcast hero, Philoctetes, whom the Greeks marooned on the island of Lemnos and forgot about until the closing stages of the Siege of Troy.

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