The Oedipus Cycle

Autor: Sophocles
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780156027649
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Three tragedies recount the downfall of Oedipus, his death in exile, and the actions by his daughter Antigone following his death.

The Theban Plays

Autor: Sophocles
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 048611497X
File Size: 15,95 MB
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The stirring tale of a legendary royal family's fall and ultimate redemption, the Theban trilogy endures as the crowning achievement of Greek drama. Essential reading for English and classical studies majors.

Theban Plays

Autor: Sophocles
Publisher: Hackett Publishing
ISBN: 9780872205857
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This powerful new rendering of the plays of the Theban cycle includes, in addition to the translators' celebrated Oedipus Tyrannus, annotated new translations of Antigone and Oedipus at Colonus. Peter Meineck is Producing Artistic Director of The Aquila Theatre Co, Visiting Scholar at the Center for Ancient Studies, New York University and teacher of Greek Drama at the Tisch School for the Arts.

Oedipus At Colonus

Autor: Sophocles
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Pres
ISBN: 0299302547
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Oedipus at Colonus follows Oedipus Rex and Antigone in the trilogy of Greek dramas about the king of Thebes and his unhappy family. David Mulroy's translation combines scrupulous scholarship and textual accuracy with a fresh verse style, and his introduction and notes deepen the reader's understanding of the play and the politics of Sophocles' Athens.

Cliffsnotes On Sophocles Oedipus Trilogy

Autor: Regina Higgins
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544183029
File Size: 11,94 MB
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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, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone are timeless works that continue to captivate audiences even today. This study guide covers all three plays with critical commentaries, summaries, and character analyses — tools designed to open your eyes to the richness of Sophocles' work. Other features that help you study include Life and background of the playwright, Sophocles An introduction to Greek theatre A character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the characters Critical essays on fate and ritual and transcendence in the Oedipus Trilogy A review section that tests your knowledge A Resource Center full of books, films, and Internet sites Classic literature or modern modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

The Oresteia

Autor: Aeschylus
Publisher: RicherResourcesPublications
ISBN: 0977626970
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William von Humbolt wrote of Aeschylus' that"among all the products of the Greek stage, none can compare with it in tragic power; no other play shows the same intensityand pureness of belief in the divine and good; none can surpassthe lessons it teaches a