Sophocles: Philoctetes

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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 ...

Sophocles: Philoctetes 2013, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521681438

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Sophocles: Philoctetes 2013, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521862776

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Sophocles: Philoctetes 2004, Bristol Classical Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9781853996412

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Sophocles: Philoctetes 1990, Aris & Phillips, Warminster

ISBN-13: 9780856684593

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Sophocles: Philoctetes 1974, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521098908

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Sophocles: Philoctetes 1970, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780521074728

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