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Description - Oedipus by Frank McGuinness

God is on fire - his fever is plague.All that was sweet is spilt and gone.The great masterpiece on which Aristotle based his aesthetic theory of drama in the Poetics and from which Freud derived the Oedipus complex. King Oedipus puts out a sentence on the unknown murderer of his father Laius. By a gradual unfolding of incidents, Oedipus learns that he was the assassin and that Jocasta, his wife, is also his mother.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780571242238
ISBN-10: 0571242235
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 126mm x mm)
Pages: 80
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Frank McGuinness

Frank McGuinness was born in Buncrana, County Donegal, in 1953. He lives in Dublin and lectures in English at University College, Dublin. His many plays include The Factory Girls, Baglady, Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme, Innocence, Carthaginians, Mary and Lizzie, The Bread Man, The Bird Sanctuary and Dolly West's Kitchen. His numerous translations include Chekhov's Three Sisters and Uncle Vanya, Brecht's The Threepenny Opera, Ibsen's Rosmersholm, Sophocles's Electra and Ostrovsky's The Storm. Faber publishes many of McGuinness's plays in its Contemporary Classics series, in Frank McGuinness Plays 1 and Plays 2.

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