Oedipus the King: A New Translation


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Among the most celebrated plays of ancient Athens, Oedipus the King is one of seven surviving dramas by the great Greek playwright, Sophocles, now available from Harper Perennial in a vivid and dynamic new translation by award-winning poet Robert Bagg. Praised by Aristotle as the pinnacle of Greek drama, Oedipus the King is the ancient world s most shocking and memorable tragedy; the story of Thebes s resilient hero and his royal family brought to hellish ruin by fate, manipulation of the Olympian gods, and all-too-human ...

Oedipus the King: A New Translation 2012, Harper Perennial, New York

ISBN-13: 9780062132086

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