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The Three Theban Plays
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Publisher : Penguin
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ISBN 10 : 9780140444254
Pages : 430 pages
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Detailed notes accompany modern translations of the stories of Oedipus, a king who is unable to escape his tragic fate and ends his days in exile

The Three Theban Plays

Detailed notes accompany modern translations of the stories of Oedipus, a king who is unable to escape his tragic fate and ends his days in exile

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Three Theban Plays

The story of Oedipus has captured the human imagination as few others. It is the story of a man fated to kill his father and marry his mother, a man who by a cruel irony brings these things to pass by his very efforts to avoid them. But these plays

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The Three Theban Plays

The Three Theban Plays - Oedipus the King - Oedipus at Colonus – Antigone by Sophocles Translation by F. Storr To Laius, King of Thebes, an oracle foretold that the child born to him by his queen Jocasta would slay his father and wed his mother. So when in time a

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The Three Theban Plays  Antigone   Oedipus the King   Oedipus at Colonus  Hardcover

The Theban Trilogy consists of Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone - together these tell the tragic story of Oedipus the king of Thebes, and his daughter Antigone. Oedipus the King (in Latin Oedipus Rex) sees the youthful Oedipus consults the Oracle at Delphi, wherein it predicts that

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Three Theban Plays

The pinnacle of classical drama in Greece, the three-part, 2,500 year-old Oedipus cycle remains a touchstone of Western culture. Nearly perfect technically, the plays feature headstrong heroes, intense plots, and breathtaking imagery that have influenced generations of artists, philosophers, and statesmen. These fresh, historically faithful renditions by renowned translator Peter Constantine

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The Theban Plays

This elegant and uncommonly readable translation will make these seminal Greek tragedies accessible to a new generation of readers.

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The Theban Plays

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

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Antigone  Oedipus the King  Electra

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

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The Three Theban Plays  Antigone   Oedipus the King   Oedipus at Colonus  Theban Plays of Sophocles   Antigone   Oedipus the King   Oedipus at Colonus

"All men make mistakes, but a good man yields when he knows his course is wrong, and repairs the evil. The only crime is pride." Sophocles, Antigone

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Sophocles

With so many translations of Sophocles' Theban plays available, another might seem superfluous. However, a translation by Professor Trypanis, who is not only a distinguished Classical scholar but also a much admired poet, is an event to be welcomed by both students of the Classics and lovers of literature and

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The Three Theban Plays

Detailed notes accompany modern translations of the stories of Oedipus, a king who is unable to escape his tragic fate and ends his days in exile

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The Theban Plays

This anthology includes English translations of three plays of Sophocles' Oidipous Cycle: Antigone, King Oidipous, and Oidipous at Colonus. The trilogy includes an introductory essay on Sophocles life, ancient theatre, and the mythic and religious background of the plays. Each of these plays is available from Focus in a single

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Oedipus the King

The famed Athenian tragedy in which Oedipus’s own faults contribute to his tragic downfall. A great masterpiece on which Aristotle based his aesthetic theory of drama in the Poetics and from which Freud derived the Oedipus complex, King Oedipus puts out a sentence on the unknown murderer of his

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The Three Theban Plays

Detailed notes accompany modern translations of the stories of Oedipus, a king who is unable to escape his tragic fate and ends his days in exile

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Antigone

Download or read online Antigone written by Sophocles, published by Unknown which was released on 1888. Get Antigone Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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