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Sophocles' Philoctetes is one of the most widely read Greek tragedies today but is a complex and challenging play to interpret. Its representation of Philoctetes as a sufferer of physical and emotional pain gives it remarkable power and intensity. It juxtaposes Homeric and fifth-century institutions and values, explores honor, power and expediency as principles of personal and political life, and represents contrasts and conflicts between innocence and experience, ends and means, and the needs and demands of the individual ...

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Sophocles: Philoctetes 2013, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521681438

New edition

Trade paperback

Sophocles: Philoctetes 2013, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521862776

New edition

Hardcover

Sophocles: Philoctetes 2004, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, New York

ISBN-13: 9781853996412

Trade paperback

Sophocles: Philoctetes 2001, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521644808

Trade paperback

Sophocles: Philoctetes 1974, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521098908

Greek, Modern (1453- )

Trade paperback

Sophocles: Philoctetes 1970, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521074728

Greek, Modern (1453- )

Hardcover