Oedipus the King by Sophocles
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Oedipus the King
By Sophocles

Oedipus the King

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Translated by Nicholas Rudall See other recent books by Nicholas Rudall
Format: Paperback

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Oedipus the King by Sophocles

Book Description

The tragedy of Oedipus, who unknowingly slays his father and marries his mother, is one of the mythical cornerstones of Western civilization. Nicholas Rudall's new translation remains true to Sophocles original text while fashioning a language of grace and power, with contemporary players and theatergoers in mind.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781566633086
ISBN-10: 1566633087
Format: Paperback
(206mm x 139mm x 6mm)
Pages: 64
Imprint: Ivan R Dee, Inc
Publisher: Ivan R Dee, Inc
Publish Date: 28-Aug-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Plays include: Aeschylus: the Persians, Oresteia, Prometheus bound; Sophocles: Oedipus the king, Antigone, Electra, Oedipus at Colonus; Euripides: Alcestis, Medea, Hippolytus, Electra, Trojan women, Helen, Bacchae.

Oedipus the King and Other Tragedies by Sophocles Oedipus the King and Other Tragedies, Paperback (March 2016)

This original and distinctive verse translation of four of Sophocles' plays conveys the vitality of his poetry and the vigour of the plays as performed showpieces, encouraging the reader to relish the sound of the spoken verse and the potential for song within the lyrics.

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Author Biography - Sophocles

The Plays for Performance series is edited by Nicholas Rudall, former artistic director of the Court Theatre at the University of Chicago where he is professor of classics, and Bernard Sahlins, founder and director of the Second City. They both live in Chicago, Illinois.

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