The Oedipus Plays of Sophocles

The Oedipus Plays of Sophocles

by Paul Roche, Sophocles
     
 

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…  See more details below

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780451628473
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/01/1958
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 5.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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