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Oedipus the King

Oedipus the King
  • Author : Sophocles
  • Publsiher : Franklin Classics Trade Press
  • Release : 10 November 2018
  • ISBN : 9780353264106
  • Pages : 140 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Oedipus the King

Oedipus the King
  • Author : Sophocles
  • Publisher : Franklin Classics Trade Press
  • Release : 10 November 2018
GET THIS BOOKOedipus the King

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to

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The Oedipus Cycle

The Oedipus Cycle
  • Author : Sophocles
  • Publisher : Hassell Street Press
  • Release : 09 September 2021
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The Oedipus Cycle

The Oedipus Cycle
  • Author : Sophocles
  • Publisher : Harcourt
  • Release : 27 June 1977
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These English versions of Sophocles' trilogy were composed specifically for a modern audience by two gifted poets and Hellenists. Their aim was to recapture the directness and simplicity as well as the concentrated richness of the poetry of Sophcles; they wished at the same time to make their verse renderings of the plays "clear and credible in English" and actable as well as readable. The critical acclaim with which these versions have been received both in the United States and

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The Oedipus Cycle

The Oedipus Cycle
  • Author : Sophocles
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release : 15 December 2020
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The doomed king of Thebes brings shame on his family in this iconic three-play cycle of ancient Greek literature, a foundational work of Western drama. Oedipus Rex: As a young man, Oedipus was told of a prophecy that he would kill his father and marry his mother. Fleeing his home to escape his destiny, he becomes the king of Thebes by marrying the former king’s widow. But now Thebes is cursed until Oedipus discovers who killed his predecessor—a

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The Theban Plays

The Theban Plays
  • Author : Sophocles
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 26 April 1973
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King Oedipus/Oedipus at Colonus/Antigone Three towering works of Greek tragedy depicting the inexorable downfall of a doomed royal dynasty The legends surrounding the house of Thebes inspired Sophocles to create this powerful trilogy about humanity's struggle against fate. King Oedipus is the devastating portrayal of a ruler who brings pestilence to Thebes for crimes he does not realize he has committed and then inflicts a brutal punishment upon himself. Oedipus at Colonus provides a fitting conclusion to the

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CliffsNotes on Sophocles' Oedipus Trilogy

CliffsNotes on Sophocles' Oedipus Trilogy
  • Author : Regina Higgins,Charles Higgins
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 18 May 2011
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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. CliffsNotes on The Oedipus Trilogy is your ticket to a greater understanding of three tragic dramas from Sophocles. Meet the subject of these plays: Oedipus, the banished king of Greek mythology who killed his father and married his mother. Oedipus The King,

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Oedipus at Colonus

Oedipus at Colonus
  • Author : Sophocles
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release : 05 May 2020
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The ancient Greek tragedy about the exiled king’s final days—and the power struggle between his two sons. The second book in the trilogy that begins with Oedipus Rex and concludes with Antigone, Oedipus at Colonus is the story of an aged and blinded Oedipus anticipating his death as foretold by an earlier prophecy. Accompanied by his daughters, Antigone and Ismene, he takes up residence in the village of Colonus near Athens—where the locals fear his very presence

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Antigone; Oedipus the King; Electra

Antigone; Oedipus the King; Electra
  • Author : Sophocles
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release : 14 August 2008
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Love and loyalty, hatred and revenge, fear, deprivation, and political ambition: these are the motives which thrust the characters portrayed in these three Sophoclean masterpieces on to their collision course with catastrophe. Recognized in his own day as perhaps the greatest of the Greek tragedians, Sophocles' reputation has remained undimmed for two and a half thousand years. His greatest innovation in the tragic medium was his development of a central tragic figure, faced with a test of will and character,

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Oedipus the King and Antigone

Oedipus the King and Antigone
  • Author : Sophocles
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 08 September 2014
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Translated and edited by Peter D. Arnott, this classic and highly popular edition contains two essential plays in the development of Greek tragedy-Oedipus the King and Antigone-for performance and study. The editor's introduction contains a brief biography of the playwright and a description of Greek theater. Also included are a list of principal dates in the life of Sophocles and a bibliography.

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