Description - Oedipus Tyrannus by Sophocles
Intended for the student and general reader, this close literary study of the most famous Greek tragedy combines scene-by-scene literary analysis with an account of the play's historical, intellectual, social, and mythical background. It traces adaptions of the play from Aristotle on to Freud, Levi-Strauss, Lacan and the most recent criticism. This second edition draws on new approaches to the study of Greek tragedy; discusses the most recent interpretative scholarship on the play; and contains an annotated up-to-date bibliography.
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(232mm x 151mm x 15mm)
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Author Biography - Sophocles
Charles Segal is Walter C. Klein Professor of the Classics at Harvard University.