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The Three Theban Plays ; Antigone ; Oedipus the king ; Oedipus at Colonus

Author: Sophocles.; Robert Fagles; Bernard Knox
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England ; New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 1984. ©1984
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Aristotle called "Oedipus The King," the second-written of the three Theban plays written by Sophocles, the masterpiece of the whole of Greek theater. Today, nearly 2,500 years after Sophocles wrote, scholars and audiences still consider it one of the most powerful dramatic works ever made. Freud sure did. The three plays--"Antigone," "Oedipus the King," and "Oedipus at Colonus"--Are not strictly a trilogy, but all  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Tragedies (Drama)
Drama
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Tragedies
Greek drama (Tragedy)
Named Person: Sophocles; Antigone, (Mythological character); Oedipus, (Greek mythological figure); Sophocles.; Sophocles.; Sophocles.; Antigone, (Mythological character); Oedipus, (Greek mythological figure); Sophocles.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sophocles.; Robert Fagles; Bernard Knox
ISBN: 0140444254 9780140444254
OCLC Number: 9685728
Language Note: Translated from the Classical Greek.
Description: 430 pages : genealogical table ; 18 cm.
Contents: Antigone --
Oedipus the King --
Oedipus at Colonus.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: Sophocles ; Translated by Robert Fagles ; Introductions and Notes by Bernard Knox.

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