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Sophocles' Oedipus at Colonus.

Author: Sophocles.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Series: Greek tragedy in new translations.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The latest title to join the acclaimed "Greek Tragedy in New Translations" series, "Sophocles' "Oedipus at Colonus"" tells the story of the last day in the life of Oedipus. It was written at the end of the fifth century BCE in Athens, in the final years of the "Golden Age" of Athenian culture, and in the last year of Sophocles' own life. At the center of the play is the mysterious transformation of Oedipus from an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Drama
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sophocles.
ISBN: 9780198030867 019803086X
OCLC Number: 466432787
Description: 1 online resource (135 pages)
Contents: Contents; Introduction; Conventions of the Ancient Greek Theater; Translator's Note; Characters; Oedipus at Colonus; Notes on the Text; Glossary; Further Reading.
Series Title: Greek tragedy in new translations.

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The latest title to join the acclaimed "Greek Tragedy in New Translations" series, "Sophocles' "Oedipus at Colonus"" tells the story of the last day in the life of Oedipus. It was written at the end of the fifth century BCE in Athens, in the final years of the "Golden Age" of Athenian culture, and in the last year of Sophocles' own life. At the center of the play is the mysterious transformation of Oedipus from an old and blind beggar, totally dependent on his daughters, to the man who rises from his seat and, without help, leads everyone to the place where he is destined to die. In the backgr.

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