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The Oedipus Cycle: Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonus, Antigone
     

The Oedipus Cycle: Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonus, Antigone

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by Sophocles, Dudley Fitts (Translator), Robert Fitzgerald (Translator)
 

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English versions of Sophocles’ three great tragedies based on the myth of Oedipus, translated for a modern audience by two gifted poets. Index.

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English versions of Sophocles’ three great tragedies based on the myth of Oedipus, translated for a modern audience by two gifted poets. Index.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780156027649
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
09/11/2002
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
39,455
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 5.28(h) x 0.79(d)
Lexile:
NP (what's this?)
Age Range:
14 Years

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Dudley Fitts (1903-1968), a renowned poet, critic and translator, authored and translated over 20 books. One of the preeminent twentieth century scholars of Greek literature, his English translations of the ancient Greek classics are much praised for their accessibility and their appeal to contemporary readers.

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The Oedipus Cycles of Sophocles are a great collection of three tragedies. Unlike the usual playwrite studied in school and abroad, Shakespeare, Sophocles is better in all aspects. If you are looking for a great play or plays to read, definately do not look over this collection of plays. Simple to read and understand. Very enjoyable, unlike the convoluted plays of Shakespeare, Sophocles' plays are straight-forward and simple. Not to say that Shakespeare is too difficult, but these plays are remarkable and hard to put down! (17 year old high school student)