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Oedipus at Colonus

Author: Anthony QuayleJohn ShrapnelJuliet StevensonKenneth HaighSophocles.All authors
Publisher: Princeton, N.J : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, [©1991]
Series: Sophocles, the Theban plays
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bearer of an almost unspeakable, immutable fate, Oedipus yet feels himself a man chosen--that is, favored--by the gods. Now an old man, blind and outcast, Oedipus wanders through Greece guided by his daughter Antigone until he comes to Colonus, where he knows he will die. Protected by the ruler of Thebes against the armies of Creon who have come in pursuit, he curses his son Polynices for indifference and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: DVD-Video discs
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Drama
Named Person: Oedipus, (Greek mythological figure)
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Quayle; John Shrapnel; Juliet Stevenson; Kenneth Haigh; Sophocles.; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
ISBN: 0736560726 9780736560726
OCLC Number: 57713715
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Based on: Oedipus at Colonus / Sophocles.
" ... a coproduction of the BBC and Films for the Humanities & Sciences"--Container.
Cast: Anthony Quayle, John Shrapnel, Juliet Stevenson, Kenneth Haigh.
Description: 1 videodisc (59 min.) : sd., color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Sophocles, the Theban plays

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Bearer of an almost unspeakable, immutable fate, Oedipus yet feels himself a man chosen--that is, favored--by the gods. Now an old man, blind and outcast, Oedipus wanders through Greece guided by his daughter Antigone until he comes to Colonus, where he knows he will die. Protected by the ruler of Thebes against the armies of Creon who have come in pursuit, he curses his son Polynices for indifference and ingratitude. Oedipus in this play is old and rails against the indignities of old age.

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