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Three Theban Plays : Antigone, Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus - 84 edition

Three Theban Plays : Antigone, Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus (ISBN10: 0140444254; ISBN13: 9780140444254)
ISBN13: 978-0140444254
ISBN10: 0140444254

Summary: Antigone defending her integrity and ideals to the death, Oedipus questing for his identity and achieving immortality - these heroic figures have moved playgoers and readers since the fifth century BC.

Towering over the rest of Greek tragedy, these three plays are among the most enduring and timeless dramas ever written. Robert Fagles' translation conveys all of Sophocles' lucidity and power: the cut and thrust of his dialogue, his ironic edge, the surge a
nd majesty of his choruses and, above all, the agonies and triumphs of his characters.
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Summary: Antigone defending her integrity and ideals to the death, Oedipus questing for his identity and achieving immortality - these heroic figures have moved playgoers and readers since the fifth century BC.

Towering over the rest of Greek tragedy, these three plays are among the most enduring and timeless dramas ever written. Robert Fagles' translation conveys all of Sophocles' lucidity and power: the cut and thrust of his dialogue, his ironic edge, the surge and majesty of his choruses and, above all, the agonies and triumphs of his characters. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 84
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Year Published: 1984
International: No

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