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Oedipus tyrannus; a new translation. Passages from ancient authors. Religion and psychology: some studies. Criticism.

Author: Sophocles.; Luci Berkowitz; Theodore F Brunner
Publisher: New York, Norton [1970]
Series: Norton critical edition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The text is accompanied by a wealth of carefully chosen background materials and essays. Among the background materials are selections from Homer's Odyssey, Thucydides' account of the plague, and Euripides' Phoenissae. The best of ancient and modern criticism is represented, permitting discussion from many points of view: psychological, religious, anthropological, dramatic, and literary.
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Genre/Form: Tragedies
Drama
Named Person: Sophocles.; Oedipus, (Greek mythological figure); Oedipus, (Greek mythological figure); Sophocle.; Oedipus, (Greek mythological figure)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sophocles.; Luci Berkowitz; Theodore F Brunner
ISBN: 0393098745 9780393098747
OCLC Number: 92117
Description: viii, 261 pages map 22 cm.
Contents: Text of Sophocles' Oedipus Tyrannus --
Map --
Passages from Ancient Authors --
Homer's Odyssey, Book 11, lines : Thucydides' account of the plague --
Jocasta's opening speech in Euripides' Phoenissae --
Religion and psychology : some studies --
[The Origin of the Oedipus Myth] / Martin P. Nilsson --
[Oedipus and Job] / Meyer Fortes --
Oracles and dramaturgy / Gordon M. Kirkwood --
Taboo and neurotic guilt in the oedipus theme / Thalia Phillies Feldman --
[The Oedipus Complex] / Sigmund Freud --
Criticism --
Essays in criticism --
Selections from Aristotle's poetics --
[Sophoclean Characters] / C.M. Bowra --
[The Characters of the Oedipus Tyrannus] / R.C. Jebb --
Oedipus Tyrannus / S.M. Adams --
Drama of dramas : The Oedipus Tyrannus / A.J.A. Waldock --
[Oedipus : An Analytic Tragedy] / Albin Lesky --
[Sophocles and the tragic character] / Werner Jaeger --
[The triple fate of Oedipus] / Friedrich Nietzsche --
[The Tyrannus : action and actors] / John Jones --
[The drama of Oedipus] / D.W. Lucas --
[Oedipus and god] / Bernard M.W. Knox --
[Jocasta] / Cedric H. Whitman --
[The chorus in the Tyrannus] / Richmond Lattimore --
Oedipus and the absurd life / Robert Cohen --
Oedipus Rex : The Tragic Rhythm of Action / Francis Fergusson --
Hamlet and the Oedipus / H.D.F. Kitto --
Problem of Guilt --
Innocence of Oedipus / J.T. Sheppard --
[The Flaw of Oedipus] / Laszlo Versenyi --
Guilt of Oedipus / P.H. Vellacott --
On Misunderstanding the Oedipus Rex / E.R. Dodds --
Chorus in Oedipus Tyrannus / P.H. Vellacott --
Innocence of Oedipus / Thomas Gould --
Guilt of Oedipus / Philip Wheelwright.
Series Title: Norton critical edition.
Other Titles: Oedipus Rex.
Responsibility: Translated and edited by Luci Berkowitz and Theodore F. Brunner.
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