The Oedipus Cycle

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  • Author : Sophocles
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Pages : 257 pages
  • ISBN : 9780156027649
  • Rating : 4/5 from 2 reviews
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The Oedipus Cycle

The Oedipus Cycle
  • Author : Sophocles
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 06 December 2021
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Three tragedies recount the downfall of Oedipus, his death in exile, and the actions by his daughter Antigone following his death.

The Oedipus Cycle

The Oedipus Cycle
  • Author : Sophocles
  • Publisher : Harper Perennial
  • Release : 28 February 2012
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The most celebrated plays of ancient Athens in vibrant new translations by award-winning poet Robert Bagg Sophocles' three great masterpieces, gathered here in one volume, dramatize the inexplicable animosity directed at three generations of Thebes' royal family by Apollo, the inscrutable god who terrifies and deceives his victims into acts of incest, betrayal, and kin murder. These fifth-century BCE family dramas—Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Kolonos, and Antigone—are fraught with horrific crises, confrontations, and excruciating choices, all of

Oedipus Rex

Oedipus Rex
  • Author : Sophocles
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release : 06 December 1991
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One of the greatest of the classic Greek tragedies and a masterpiece of dramatic construction. Catastrophe ensues when King Oedipus discovers he has inadvertently killed his father and married his mother. Masterly use of dramatic irony greatly intensifies impact of agonizing events. Sophocles' finest play, Oedipus Rex ranks as a towering landmark of Western drama. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

The Oedipus Cycle

The Oedipus Cycle
  • Author : Sophocles
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 28 February 2012
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Award-winning poet and playwright Robert Bagg offers a set of exciting and authentic new translations of Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Kolonos, and Antigone—together known as The Oedipus Cycle. One of the unquestionable acmes of world literature, Sophocles’s immortal series of plays centers upon the royal family of Thebes, whose struggles for nobility and greatness lead paradoxically to their own tragic downfalls. Portraying humankind at its worst and most fallible even while exploring the heights of virtue and

Oedipus Rex Oedipus the King

Oedipus Rex  Oedipus the King
  • Author : Sophocles
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 06 August 2019
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A masterpiece of ancient Greek tragedy, "Oedipus Rex" follows the downfall of Oedipus, the King of Thebes, as he struggles to discover the source of a plague ravaging his kingdom. But the cause of the plague may be far closer to home than Oedipus expects.

Sophocles the Oedipus Cycle

Sophocles  the Oedipus Cycle
  • Author : Sophocles
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release : 21 August 2016
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Sophocles is one of three ancient & medieval Greek tragedians whose plays have survived. His first classical & medieval drama & plays were written later than those of Aeschylus, and earlier than or relatively close to those of Euripides. Sophocles wrote 120 classical & medieval plays during the course of his lifetime, but only seven have survived in a complete form. Three of those seven surviving drama & plays are included in this anthology edition; Oedipus Rex which is the latin title for Oedipus the King,

The Oedipus Cycle

The Oedipus Cycle
  • Author : Sophocles
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release : 15 December 2020
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The doomed king of Thebes brings shame on his family in this iconic three-play cycle of ancient Greek literature, a foundational work of Western drama. Oedipus Rex: As a young man, Oedipus was told of a prophecy that he would kill his father and marry his mother. Fleeing his home to escape his destiny, he becomes the king of Thebes by marrying the former king’s widow. But now Thebes is cursed until Oedipus discovers who killed his predecessor—a

The Theban Plays

The Theban Plays
  • Author : Sophocles
  • Publisher : Dover Publications
  • Release : 23 June 2006
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The stirring tale of a legendary royal family's fall and ultimate redemption, the Theban trilogy endures as the crowning achievement of Greek drama. Sophocles' three-play cycle, chronicling Oedipus's search for the truth and its tragic results, remains essential reading for English and classical studies majors as well as for all students of Western civilization. Oedipus Rex unfolds amid a city in the relentless grip of a plague. When an oracle proclaims that only an act of vengeance will lift the

Oedipus at Colonus

Oedipus at Colonus
  • Author : Sophocles
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release : 05 May 2020
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The ancient Greek tragedy about the exiled king’s final days—and the power struggle between his two sons. The second book in the trilogy that begins with Oedipus Rex and concludes with Antigone, Oedipus at Colonus is the story of an aged and blinded Oedipus anticipating his death as foretold by an earlier prophecy. Accompanied by his daughters, Antigone and Ismene, he takes up residence in the village of Colonus near Athens—where the locals fear his very presence

Oedipus the King

Oedipus the King
  • Author : Sophocles,Frederic Will,Bernard Knox
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 01 July 2005
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Each volume in a collection of affordable, readable editions of some of the world's greatest works of literature features a chronology of the author's life and career, a concise introduction containing valuable background information, a timeline of significant events, an outline of key plot points and themes, detailed explanatory notes, critical analyses, discussion questions, and a list of recommended books and films.

Sophocles Oedipus Rex

Sophocles  Oedipus Rex
  • Author : Sophocles
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 27 July 2006
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'Sophocles ... created a masterpiece that in the eyes of posterity has overshadowed every other achievement in the field of ancient drama ...' With these words Dr Dawe sets out the importance of Oedipus Rex. He investigates why it has for so long fascinated the human mind, devoting his introduction to an examination of the story and to the technique employed by Sophocles to unfold the plot. In this revised edition he also argues for the spurious nature of the play's

The Oedipus Plays of Sophocles

The Oedipus Plays of Sophocles
  • Author : Sophocles
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 01 May 1996
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A collection that includes the complete texts of Sophocles' Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone—translated by Paul Roche. Revising and updating his classic 1958 translation, Paul Roche captures the dramatic power and intensity, the subtleties of meaning, and the explosive emotions of Sophocles' great Theban trilogy. In vivid, poetic language, he presents the timeless story of a noble family moving toward catastrophe, dragged down from wealth and power by pride, cursed with incest, suicide, and murder. William Carlos