Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Oedipus the King - 78 edition

Oedipus the King (ISBN10: 0195054938; ISBN13: 9780195054934)
ISBN13: 978-0195054934
ISBN10: 0195054938

Summary: Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly recreate the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, the Greek Tragedy in New Translations series offers new translations that go beyond the literal meaning of the Greek in order to evoke the sense of poetry evident in the originals. Under the general editorship of William Arrowsmith, each volume includes a critical introduction, commentary on diff ...show moreicult passages, ample stage directions, and a glossary of the mythical names and geographical references encountered in the dialogue.
Sophocles' Oedipus the King paves the way as the first in the series to appear in paperback. In this highly-acclaimed translation of the greatest of all Greek tragedies, Stephen Berg -- the well-known poet -- and Diskin Clay -- the distinguished classicist -- combine their talents to offer the contemporary reader a dazzling version of Sophocles' timeless work. Emphasizing the intensity of the spoken language, they capture the unrelenting power of Sophoclean drama. No other English translation conveys the same terrifying emotional level, especially in the choral odes, the forceful descriptions of Jokasta's death, the blinding of Oedipus, and the final scene of desolation.



...show less

Edition/Copyright: 78
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 03/28/1988
International: No



List Price: $9.95
Used $3.88
Used
Save $6.07 (61%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Condition:
Order this book in the next 9 hours and 54 minutes and it ships by Noon CT today!
New  Currently Sold Out
Rental $9.99
Due back 12/19/2014
Marketplace sellers starting at $1.99

84 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Oedipus the King
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (84)  |  New (14)  |  Like New (7)  |  Very Good (15)  |  Good (35)  |  Acceptable (13)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
BreakTimeBooks
Toledo, OH
Seller Rating: 4.11
Good book, great price! We ship daily via USPS. Buy with the best! BN
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
GreatBuyBooks-WA
Toledo, OH
Seller Rating: 4.55
Buy from the best: 4,000,000 items shipped to delighted customers. We have 1,000,000 unique items ready to ship today!
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Penntext
Downingtown, PA
Seller Rating: 4.38
May have minimal notes/highlighting, minimal wear/tear. Additional Supplements May not be Included unless previously specified. Please contact us if you have any Questions.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
HippoBooks-DB
Toledo, OH
Seller Rating: 4.54
Our feedback rating says it all: Five star service and fast delivery! We have shipped four million items to happy customers, and have one MILLION unique items ready to ship today!
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Sierra Nevada Books
Reno, NV
Seller Rating: 4.56
Cover is clean, may show light shelf edge wear or corner bumps. Binding appears gently read, but still square and tight. Pages may contain former owner name or book plate and light reading wear.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
OwlsBooks-TRM
Toledo, OH
Seller Rating: 4.43
No comments from the seller
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
HippoBooks-DB
Toledo, OH
Seller Rating: 4.54
No comments from the seller
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Silver Arch Books
St Louis, MO
Seller Rating: 4.6
Book has a small amount of wear visible on the binding, cover, pages. Selection as wide as the Mississippi.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
SuperFlyBooks AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Seller Rating: 4.26
New York, NY 1988 Trade paperback Good. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 114 p. Greek Tragedy in New Translations (Paperback).
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Sierra Nevada Books
Reno, NV
Seller Rating: 4.56
Book has some visible wear on the binding, cover, pages.Biggest little used bookstore in the world.
Page:   1     2     3     4     |   Next >
Close
Close
Close