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The Resource The three Theban plays, Sophocles ; translated by Robert Fagles ; introductions and notes by Bernard Knox

The three Theban plays, Sophocles ; translated by Robert Fagles ; introductions and notes by Bernard Knox

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The three Theban plays
Title
The three Theban plays
Statement of responsibility
Sophocles ; translated by Robert Fagles ; introductions and notes by Bernard Knox
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  • enggrc
  • eng
Summary
Aristotle called "Oedipus The King," the second-written of the three Theban plays written by Sophocles, the masterpiece of the whole of Greek theater. Today, nearly 2,500 years after Sophocles wrote, scholars and audiences still consider it one of the most powerful dramatic works ever made. Freud sure did. The three plays--"Antigone," "Oedipus the King," and "Oedipus at Colonus"--Are not strictly a trilogy, but all are based on the Theban myths that were old even in Sophocles' time. This particular edition was rendered by Robert Fagles, perhaps the best translator of the Greek classics into English
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DLC
Dewey number
882/.01
Illustrations
genealogical tables
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Classical Greek
LC call number
PA4414.A2
LC item number
F3 1984
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Penguin classics
Target audience
adult
Label
The three Theban plays, Sophocles ; translated by Robert Fagles ; introductions and notes by Bernard Knox
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [421]-423)
Contents
Antigone -- Oedipus the King -- Oedipus at Colonus
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
430 p.
Isbn
9780140444254
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
83013053 //r976
Other physical details
geneal. table
System control number
  • OCM09685728
  • CARL009685728
Label
The three Theban plays, Sophocles ; translated by Robert Fagles ; introductions and notes by Bernard Knox
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [421]-423)
Contents
Antigone -- Oedipus the King -- Oedipus at Colonus
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
430 p.
Isbn
9780140444254
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
83013053 //r976
Other physical details
geneal. table
System control number
  • OCM09685728
  • CARL009685728

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