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The Theban plays of Sophocles

Author: Sophocles.; David R Slavitt
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A translation of the Theban plays of Sophocles, this work aims to present a modern version for both newcomers to the plays and established admirers. It presents the plays not in narrative sequence  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Translations into English
Drama
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sophocles.
Theban plays of Sophocles.
New Haven : Yale University Press, c2007
(OCoLC)647660257
Named Person: Sophocles; Oedipus, (Greek mythological figure)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sophocles.; David R Slavitt
ISBN: 9780300117769 0300117760
OCLC Number: 71006717
Language Note: Translated from the Ancient Greek.
Description: 237 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Antigone --
Oedipus tyrannos --
Oedipus at Colonus.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: translated by David R. Slavitt.
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"Slavitt's lean translations are dramatically effective without sacrificing the nuances of the original. . . . Arguably superior in some respects to Fagles, especially as a work to perform on Read more...

 
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