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Sophocles' Oedipus Rex

Author: Harold Bloom
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, ©2007.
Series: Bloom's modern critical interpretations.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Updated edView all editions and formats
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A collection of eight critical essays on the classical tragedy, arranged in the chronological order of their original publication.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Sophocles' Oedipus Rex.
New York : Chelsea House, ©2007
(DLC) 2006025276
(OCoLC)70836764
Named Person: Sophocles.; Oedipus, (Greek mythological figure); Oedipus, (Greek mythological figure)
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Bloom
ISBN: 9781438114101 1438114109
OCLC Number: 646989949
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 245 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction / Harold Bloom --
Oedipus : ritual and play / Francis Fergusson --
On misunderstanding the Oedipus Rex / E.R. Dodds --
The innocence of Oedipus : the philosophers on Oedipus the King / Thomas Gould --
Introduction to Oedipus the King / Bernard Knox --
Speech and silence : Oedipus the King / Rebecca W. Bushnell --
Oedipus and Teiresias / Frederick Ahl --
Introduction : what is a father? / Pietro Pucci --
The Oedipus Rex and the ancient unconscious / Martha C. Nussbaum --
Knowingness and abandonment : an Oedipus for our time / Jonathan Lear --
Life's tragic shape : plot, design, and destiny / Charles Segal.
Series Title: Bloom's modern critical interpretations.
Other Titles: Oedipus Rex
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.

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A Greek tragedy which depicts the search for self-understanding, and the struggle between man and fate. It forms the foundation for the symbolic conflict between fathers and sons. It is useful for  Read more...

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