Sophocles: Oedipus Tyrannus

Sophocles: Oedipus Tyrannus

by Sophocles
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521010721

ISBN-13: 9780521010726

Pub. Date: 12/31/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Treating ancient plays as living drama. Classical Greek drama is brought vividly to life in this series of new translations. Students are encouraged to engage with the text through detailed commentaries, including suggestions for discussion and analysis. In addition, numerous practical questions stimulate ideas on staging and encourage students to explore the

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Overview

Treating ancient plays as living drama. Classical Greek drama is brought vividly to life in this series of new translations. Students are encouraged to engage with the text through detailed commentaries, including suggestions for discussion and analysis. In addition, numerous practical questions stimulate ideas on staging and encourage students to explore the play's dramatic qualities. Oedipus Tyrannus is suitable for students of both Classical Civilisation and Drama. Useful features include full synopsis of the play, commentary alongside translation for easy reference and a comprehensive introduction to the Greek Theatre. Oedipus Tyrannus is aimed primarily at A-level and undergraduate students in the UK, and college students in North America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521010726
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/31/2003
Series:
Cambridge Translations from Greek Drama Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.35(d)
Age Range:
16 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface; Background to the story; Genealogical table; Map of ancient Greece; List of characters; Oedipus Tyrannus: translation and commentary; Synopsis of the play; Guide to pronunciation of names; Introduction to the Greek theatre; Time line; Index.

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