Oedipus: The Ancient Legend and Its Later Analogues

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The power of the Oedipus legend is apparent not only in its interpretations but even more so in its variations. As Edmunds writes, "Translations, adaptations, and performances still come forth in a never-ending stream. Again and again, playwrights have tried their hand at new shapings of the Sophoclean Oedipuses and often a country's Oedipus forms a whole chapter in the history of its literature." Drawing on more than seventy works that dispersed the Oedipus legend from Greece to Asia, Africa, and the Americas, Edmunds ...

Oedipus: The Ancient Legend and Its Later Analogues 1996, Johns Hopkins University Press

ISBN-13: 9780801854903

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Oedipus: The Ancient Legend and Its Later Analogues 1984, Johns Hopkins University Press

ISBN-13: 9780801824906

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