Myth Reading Group
Tuesday 21 February 2012
5 – 6 p.m.
The text is an excerpt from Tony Harrison’s translation of the Oresteia of Aeschylus, presenting Agamemnon’s return home from Troy:
- Tony Harrison – The Oresteia [link expired]
You may also like to watch the same scene from the production directed by Peter Hall, with Harrison Birtwistle’s music. The colour has bled somewhat on this old video transfer, but it’s still watchable. The clip should start in the right place, but in case it doesn’t, the scene starts at one minute into the clip, continuing until 13 minutes 30 seconds.