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The Tragedy of Agamemnon, with a modern flourish

The Tragedy of Agamemnon, with a modern flourish

By Vincent Smith / Staff Writer

February 12, 2014


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The story goes that Agamemnon came home from fighting in the Trojan War only to find his wife plotting his demise.So much for a hero’s welcome.The classic Greek tragedy evokes themes of war, justice and loss —  universal issues that transcend all of modern history.Following Ted Hughes’ contemporary...

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