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    DescriptionDavid Mulroy's brilliant verse translation of Oedipus Rex recaptures the aesthetic power of Sophocles' masterpiece while also achieving a highly accurate translation in clear, contemporary English.


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    Title
    Oedipus Rex
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Sophocles, Translated by David D. Mulroy
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 154
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 163 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780299282547
    ISBN 10: 0299282546
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.7
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LIT
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    BIC subject category V2: DSBB
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN, CULT/GREECE
    Ingram Subject Code: PY
    Libri: I-PY
    B&T General Subject: 630
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 37
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 91
    BISAC V2.8: LIT004190
    DC22: 882/.01, 882.01
    BISAC V2.8: LIT013000
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: DRA006000
    LC classification: PA4414.O7 M75 2011
    Ingram Theme: INDS/CLASSI
    Thema V1.0: DSBB
    Publisher
    University of Wisconsin Press
    Imprint name
    University of Wisconsin Press
    Publication date
    19 May 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Wisconsin
    Author Information
    Sophocles(ca. 497/6-407/6 BCE) was the most acclaimed dramatist of his era, winning more than twenty festival competitions in ancient Athens. He is believed to have written 123 plays, but only seven have survived in a complete form. David Mulroy is professor of classics at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He has translated "The Complete Poetry of Catullus," also published by the University of Wisconsin Press.
    Review quote
    "Introductory notes on such matters as the historical background, fate vs. free will, and (inevitably) the Oedipus Complex are clear and useful."--Peter Green, "The New York Review of Books"