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The Oedipus Plays of Sophocles
     

The Oedipus Plays of Sophocles

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by Sophocles, Paul Roche (Translator)
 

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Revising and updating his classic 1958 translation, Paul Roche captures the dramatic power and intensity, the subtleties of meaning, and the explosive emotions of Sophocles' great Theban trilogy. In vivd, poetic language, he presents the timeless story of a noble family moving toward catastrophe, dragged down from wealth and power by pride, cursed with incest, suicide

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Revising and updating his classic 1958 translation, Paul Roche captures the dramatic power and intensity, the subtleties of meaning, and the explosive emotions of Sophocles' great Theban trilogy. In vivd, poetic language, he presents the timeless story of a noble family moving toward catastrophe, dragged down from wealth and power by pride, cursed with incest, suicide, and murder.

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ISBN-13:
9780451615275
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
09/01/1958
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 5.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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