The Oedipus Plays of Sophocles

The Oedipus Plays of Sophocles

Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonos, Antigone

Book - 2004
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Penguin Putnam
Revising and updating his classic 1958 translation, Paul Roche captures the dramatic power and intensity, the subtleties of meaning, and the explosive emotions of Sophocles' great Theban trilogy. In vivid, poetic language, he presents the timeless story of a noble family moving toward catastrophe, dragged down from wealth and power by pride, cursed with incest, suicide, and murder.

Publisher: New York : Plume, 2004, c1991.
ISBN: 9780452011670
0452011671
9780451628244
Characteristics: xix, 267 p. ; 21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Roche, Paul 1927-

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