Oedipus Tyrannus

Oedipus Tyrannus : Tragic Heroism and the Limits of Knowledge

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Intended for the student and general reader, this close literary study of the most famous Greek tragedy combines scene-by-scene literary analysis with an account of the play's historical, intellectual, social, and mythical background. It traces adaptions of the play from Aristotle on to Freud, Levi-Strauss, Lacan and the most recent criticism. This second edition draws on new approaches to the study of Greek tragedy; discusses the most recent interpretative scholarship on the play; and contains an annotated up-to-date bibliography.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 155.4 x 233.7 x 14mm | 189.11g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0195133218
  • 9780195133219
  • 1,295,386

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Charles Segal is Walter C. Klein Professor of the Classics at Harvard University.show more

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