Oedipus the King by Sophocles
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Oedipus the King
By Sophocles

Oedipus the King

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Oedipus the King by Sophocles

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In this highly-acclaimed translation of the most famous of all Greek tragedies, Stephen Berg - a well-known poet - and Diskin Clay - a distinguished classicist - combine their talents to produce a powerful version of Sophocles' timeless work. The volume also contains a critical introduction, commentary on difficult passages, stage directions, and glossaries of myythical and geographical terms.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195054934
ISBN-10: 0195054938
Format: Paperback
(204mm x 136mm x 7mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 31-Mar-1988
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Sophocles

Stephen Berg is a founder and co-editor of the American Poetry Review and the author of several volumes of poetry, including The Daughters, Grief, Akmatova at the Black Gates, and In It.Diskin Clay, Professor of Classics at Johns Hopkins University, is the author of numerous articles, translations, and reviews in classical journals.

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