Theban Plays

Author: Sophocles
Publisher: Hackett Publishing
ISBN: 9780872205857
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This powerful new rendering of the plays of the Theban cycle includes, in addition to the translators' celebrated Oedipus Tyrannus, annotated new translations of Antigone and Oedipus at Colonus. Peter Meineck is Producing Artistic Director of The Aquila Theatre Co, Visiting Scholar at the Center for Ancient Studies, New York University and teacher of Greek Drama at the Tisch School for the Arts.

The Theban Plays

Author: Sophocles
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 048611497X
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The stirring tale of a legendary royal family's fall and ultimate redemption, the Theban trilogy endures as the crowning achievement of Greek drama. Essential reading for English and classical studies majors.

The Oedipus Plays of Sophocles

Author: Sophocles
Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Press
ISBN: 9781558494541
Format: PDF
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Vivid translations of three masterworks of Western literature; With this volume, poet Robert Bagg completes his translation of the three plays in which Sophocles dra matized the agony and destruction inflicted on Oedipus and his family, the royal house of Thebes. To the newly revised Oedipus the King, first published in 1982, Bagg adds Antigone and Oedipus at Kolonos. Composed decades apart in the fifth century bce, these tragedies hold a central place in Western literature - not only because of the formal beauty and dramatic power of their poetry, but because of the shocking ironies that convey Sophocles' understanding of divine malice and human vulnerability. Bagg's goal has been to make accurate but idiomatic renderings of the Greek originals that are suitable for reading, teaching, or performing. What makes his versions leaner, tauter, more luminous and Sophoclean than other transitions, writes classicist Richard P. Martin, is Bagg's decision to follow the American poetic tradition of Stevens, Pound, and Frost rather than the English tradition of most other contemporary translators. Readers and actors alike will find these translations loyal to Sophocles' characteristic dir

Oedipus at Colonus

Author: Sophocles
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Pres
ISBN: 0299302547
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Oedipus at Colonus follows Oedipus Rex and Antigone in the trilogy of Greek dramas about the king of Thebes and his unhappy family. David Mulroy's translation combines scrupulous scholarship and textual accuracy with a fresh verse style, and his introduction and notes deepen the reader's understanding of the play and the politics of Sophocles' Athens.

The Oedipus Trilogy Oedipus the King Oedipus at Colonus Antigone

Author: Sophocles Sophocles
Publisher: Xist Publishing
ISBN: 1623959098
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Three of Greatest Greek Plays in one Collection “Time, which sees all things, has found you out.” ― Sophocles, Oedipus Rex Sophocles' three Theban plays, Oedipus, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone, are cornerstones of western civilization and dramatic history. Each play stems from the fated tragedy that Oedipus would kill his father and marry his mother. This Xist Classics edition has been professionally formatted for e-readers with a linked table of contents. This eBook also contains a bonus book club leadership guide and discussion questions. We hope you’ll share this book with your friends, neighbors and colleagues and can’t wait to hear what you have to say about it. Xist Publishing is a digital-first publisher. Xist Publishing creates books for the touchscreen generation and is dedicated to helping everyone develop a lifetime love of reading, no matter what form it takes

The Three Theban Plays

Author: Sophocles
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101042694
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The heroic Greek dramas that have moved theatergoers and readers since the fifth century B.C. Towering over the rest of Greek tragedy, the three plays that tell the story of the fated Theban royal family—Antigone, Oedipus the King and Oedipus at Colonus—are among the most enduring and timeless dramas ever written. Robert Fagles's authoritative and acclaimed translation conveys all of Sophocles's lucidity and power: the cut and thrust of his dialogue, his ironic edge, the surge and majesty of his choruses and, above all, the agonies and triumphs of his characters. This Penguin Classics edition features an introduction and notes by the renowned classicist Bernard Knox. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Sophocles Oedipus Plays

Author: Harold Bloom
Publisher: Chelsea House Pub
ISBN: 9780791040997
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Includes a brief biography of Sophocles, thematic and structural analysis of the work, critical views, and an index of themes and ideas.

The Oedipus Cycle

Author: Sophocles
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780156027649
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Three tragedies recount the downfall of Oedipus, his death in exile, and the actions by his daughter Antigone following his death.