41 pages 1 hour read



Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 458

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Further Reading & Resources


Aeschylus: Agamemnon by Barbara Goward

A helpful overview of the play, its context, and interpretations of it, published by Duckworth in 2005 as part of a series of handbooks on Greek and Roman tragedy.

The Agamemnon of Aeschylus: A Commentary for Students by David Raeburn and Oliver Thomas

A commentary on the play published by Oxford University Press in 2011. The commentary and notes are keyed to the Greek text of the play. Useful for beginners as well as more advanced readers of Aeschylus.

Looking at Agamemnon by David Stuttard, et al.

A collection of essays on Aeschylus’s Agamemnon edited by David Stuttard and published by Bloomsbury in 2021. The essays collected in the volume are by many scholars and explore a large range of issues central to the interpretation of the play.