The The Complete Sophocles: The Complete Sophocles The Theban Plays Volume 1

The The Complete Sophocles: The Complete Sophocles The Theban Plays Volume 1 : Volume 1: The Theban Plays

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This volume collects for the first time three of Sophocles most moving tragedies, all set in mythical Thebes: Oedipus the King, perhaps the most powerful of all Greek tragedies; Oedipus at Colonus, a story that reveals the reversals and paradoxes that define moral life; and Antigone, a touchstone of thinking about human conflict and human tragedy, the role of the divine in human life, and the degree to which men and women are the creators of their own destiny.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 134.62 x 200.66 x 25.4mm | 317.51g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0195388801
  • 9780195388800
  • 412,806

Table of contents

OEDIPUS THE KING ; Introduction ; Oedipus the King ; Notes ; OEDIPUS AT COLONUS ; Introduction ; Oedipus at Colonus ; Notes ; ANTIGONE ; Introduction ; Antigone ; Notes ; GLOSSARY ; FOR FURTHER READING
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About Peter Burian

Peter Burian is Professor of Classical and Comparative Literatures and Theater Studies, Duke University Alan Shapiro is Distinguished Professor of English and Creative Writing, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
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