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    The Theban Plays: "Antigone", "King Oidepous", "Oidipous at Colonus": Antigone, King Oidipous and Oidipous at Colonus (Focus Classical Library) (Paperback) By (author) Sophocles, Edited and translated by Ruby Blondell

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    DescriptionThis 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 play edition. Focus Classical Library provides close translations with notes and essays to provide access to understanding Greek culture.


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    Title
    The Theban Plays: "Antigone", "King Oidepous", "Oidipous at Colonus"
    Subtitle
    Antigone, King Oidipous and Oidipous at Colonus
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Sophocles, Edited and translated by Ruby Blondell
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 248
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 318 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781585100378
    ISBN 10: 1585100374
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.2
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DD
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN, CULT/GREECE
    Ingram Subject Code: PY
    Libri: I-PY
    Abridged Dewey: 808
    B&T General Subject: 630
    LC classification: PA
    DC21: 882.01
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002010
    DC22: 882.01
    BISAC V2.8: DRA006000
    BIC subject category V2: DB
    Thema V1.0: DD, DB
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Publisher
    Focus Publishing/R Pullins & Co
    Imprint name
    Focus Publishing/R Pullins & Co
    Publication date
    01 December 2002
    Publication City/Country
    USA
    Author Information
    Ruby Blondell is Professor of Classics at the University of Washington in Seattle. She has published widely on Greek literature and philosophy, and the reception of myth in popular culture. Her books include "The Play of Character in Plato's Dialogues" (Cambridge 2002); "Women on the Edge: Four Plays by Euripides" (co-authored) (Routledge 1999); "Helping Friends and Harming Enemies. A Study in Sophocles and Greek Ethics" (Cambridge 1989).
    Back cover copy
    The three best known of Sophocles' plays in a readable translation, designed specifically for college courses in Classics, Classical tradition and Greek theater.