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Oedipus Tyrannus : tragic heroism and the limits of knowledge

Author: Charles Segal
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This 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  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Tragedies
Tragedies (Drama)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Segal, Charles, 1936-
Oedipus Tyrannus.
New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)652437058
Named Person: Sophocles.; Oedipus, (Greek mythological figure); Sophocle.; Sophocles.; Oedipus, (Greek mythological figure); Sophocles; Sophocle / ŒDipe roi.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Segal
ISBN: 019513320X 9780195133202 0195133218 9780195133219
OCLC Number: 44026142
Description: xii, 196 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Literary and Historical Context --
Historical and Cultural Background --
Performance, Theater, and Social Context --
The Oedipus Myth and Its Interpretation --
Oedipus and the Trials of the Hero --
Life's Tragic Shape: Plot, Design, and Destiny --
Reading Oedipus Tyrannus --
The Crisis of the City and the King --
Discovery and Reversal --
Resolution: Tragic Suffering, Heroic Endurance --
Inner Vision and Theatrical Spectacle --
"To Look upon the Light for the Last Time": The Place of Oedipus Tyrannus in Sophocles' Work --
Reception, Influence, and Recent Literary Criticism.
Responsibility: Charles Segal.
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