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The Theban plays

Author: Sophocles; E F Watling
Publisher: Harmondsworth : Penguin, 1947.
Series: Penguin classics, 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents tales such as "King Oedipus", "Oedipus at Colonus", and "Antigone".

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Genre/Form: Tragedies
Drama
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Named Person: Sophocles; Antigone, (Mythological character); Oedipus, (Greek mythological figure); Antigone, (Mythological character); Oedipus, (Greek mythological figure); Sophocles.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sophocles; E F Watling
ISBN: 0140440038 9780140440034
OCLC Number: 5838495
Description: 168 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: King Oedipus.--Oedipus at Colonus.--Antigone.
Series Title: Penguin classics, 3.
Other Titles: King Oedipus.
Oedipus at Colonus.
Antigone.
Works.
Responsibility: translated by E.F. Watling.

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"[Oedipus the King] is Sophocles' most famous play and the most celebrated play of Greek drama . . . Aristotle cites it as the best model for a tragic plot . . . Freud recognized the play's power to Read more...

 
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