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Published by University of Chicago Press in [Chicago] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sophocles -- Translations into English,
  • Mythology, Greek -- Drama

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith an introd. by David Grene.
    SeriesThe Complete Greek tragedies
    ContributionsGrene, David, ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA4414.A1 G7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6156679M
    LC Control Number54010731


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Considered by many the greatest of the classic Greek tragedies, Oedipus Rex is Sophocles' finest play and a work of extraordinary power and resonance. Aristotle considered it a masterpiece of dramatic construction and refers to it frequently in the Poetics.

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The curse placed on Oedipus lingers and haunts a younger generation in this new and brilliant translation of Sophocles' classic drama. The daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta, Antigone is an unconventional heroine who pits her beliefs against the King of Thebes in a bloody test of wills that leaves few unharmed/5().

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Sophocles lived a long life, but not long enough to witness the downfall of Athens. Toward the end of his life, Athens became entangled in a war with other city-states jealous of its prosperity and power, a war that would end the glorious century during which Sophocles lived.

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Allen and Unwin. Sophocles' last work, Oedipus at Colonus, presents the death of Oedipus; it was Sophocles. book in B.C., five years after the playwright's own death. Of all the surviving plays, the tragedies of the Oedipus Trilogy — Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone — are the best known and most often produced.

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Electra or Elektra (Ancient Greek: Ἠλέκτρα, Ēlektra) is a Greek tragedy by date is not known, but various stylistic similarities with the Philoctetes ( BC) and the Oedipus at Colonus ( BC) lead scholars to suppose that it was written towards the end of Sophocles' career.

Set in the city of Argos a few years after the Trojan War, it recounts the tale of Electra Characters: Orestes, Electra, Chrysothemis, old. Free Online Library: Sophocles - Antigone by Sophocles ANTIGONE - best known authors and titles are available on the Free Online Library Printer Frien, articles and books.

Oedipus Rex, also known by its Greek title, Oedipus Tyrannus (Ancient Greek: Οἰδίπους Τύραννος, pronounced [oidípoːs týrannos]), or Oedipus the King, is an Athenian tragedy by Sophocles that was first performed around BC.

Originally, to the ancient Greeks, the title was simply Oedipus (Οἰδίπους), as it is referred to by Aristotle in the premiered: Theatre of Dionysus, Athens. Free download or read online The Complete Plays pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Sophocles.

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A man of wealth, charm, and genius, Sophocles was given posts of responsibility in peace and in war by the Athenians. About the Author Sophocles (ca. /6–/6 BCE) was the most acclaimed dramatist of his era, winning more than twenty festival competitions in ancient Athens.

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About The Complete Plays of Sophocles. Oedipus the King • Antigone • Electra • Ajax Trachinian Women • Philoctetes • Oedipus at Colonus The greatest of the Greek tragedians, Sophocles wrote over plays, surpassing his older contemporary Aeschylus and the younger Euripides in literary output as well as in the number of prizes awarded his works.

Sophocles ( BC BC), one of the great Greek dramatists of the ancient world, was born to a wealthy family at Colonus, near Athens. He had a charmed childhood, was highly educated and a personal friend of prominent statesmen, and, as a good Athenian, served faithfully as a treasurer and general for Athens when it was expanding its empire.

Philoctetes is a fantastic play by Sophocles that explores themes of trauma/suffering, and making the morally correct decisions. Philoctetes's situation is immensely pitiable, and Odysseus is certainly in his "pre-trials and tribulations humbling experience" stage/5.

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Oedipus the King, also called Oedipus Tyrannos or Oedipus Rex, written around BC, has long been regarded not only as his finest play but also as the purest and most powerful expression of Greek.

SOPHOCLES (. B.C.) Antigone An English Version by Dudley Fitts and Robert Fitzgerald Person Represented ANTIGONE ISMENE EURYDICE CREON HAIMON TEIRESIAS A SENTRY A MESSENGER CHORUS SCENE: Before the Palace of Creon, King of Thebes.

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It is a world of gods, prophets, kings, and plagues; a world of ancient tragedy whose stories unfold with relentless majesty and high emotion.5/5(1). Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Sophocles books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Antigone is a play by Jean Anouilh first published in Read a Plot Overview of the entire play or a scene by scene Summary and Analysis.

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