Oedipus the King and Antigone

Oedipus the King and Antigone

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Translated and edited by Peter D. Arnott, this classic and highly popular edition contains two essential plays in the development of Greek tragedy- Oedipus the King and Antigone-for performance and study. The editor's introduction contains a brief biography of the playwright and a description of Greek theater. Also included are a list of principal dates in the life of Sophocles and a bibliography.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 126 x 187 x 7mm | 158g
  • Wheeling IL, United States
  • English
  • 0882950940
  • 9780882950945
  • 2,548,367

Table of contents

B.C. 495: Birth of Sophocles 480: Chosen to lead the chorus celebrating the Greet victory over Persia at Salamis 468: Production of the lost Triptolemus; defeats Aeschylus in the dramatic festival ?: Production of Antigone 440: Appointed general, serves on expedition against the island of Samos ?: Production of The Women of Trachis 431: Outbreak of war between Athens and Sparta ?429: Production of Oedipus the King ?: Production of Electra 409: Production of Philoctetes 406: Death of Sophocles 401: Posthumous production of Oedipus at Colonus
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