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The Oedipus Plays of Sophocles

The Oedipus Plays of Sophocles

Oedipus the King; Oedipus at Colonus; Antigone

Sophocles - Author

Paul Roche - Translator

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ISBN 9780452011670 | 288 pages | 01 May 1996 | Plume | 5.47 x 7.99in | 18 - AND UP
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Revising and updating his classic 1958 translation, Paul Roche captures the dramatic power and intensity, the subtleties of meaning, and the explosive emotions of Sophocles' great Theban trilogy. In vivid, poetic language, he presents the timeless story of a noble family moving toward catastrophe, dragged down from wealth and power by pride, cursed with incest, suicide, and murder.

 



FOREWORD: The Great Encounter
INTRODUCTION: The Theban Trilogy

Oedipus the King
Oedipus at Colonus
Antigone

APPENDIX:

Production and Acting
Notes
Glossary of Classical Names
Ackowledgements