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Sophocles Plays 1: The Theban Plays: Oedipus the King; Oedipus at Colonus; Antigone:: "Oedipus the King"; "Oedipus at Colonnus"; "Antigone" v. 1

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Linked by their common setting in Thebes, Antigone, Oedipus the King, and Oedipus at Colonus stand at the fountainhead of world drama. This volume presents a new, and accurate yet poetic and playable translation by playwright Don Taylor, who has also directed plays for a BBC-TV production.

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Book Description Bloomsbury Publishing PLC. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, Sophocles Plays: v. 1: "Oedipus the King"; "Oedipus at Colonnus"; "Antigone", Sophocles, D. Taylor, Includes the plays Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus and Antigone, collectively known as the Theban plays. Starting with Oedipus the King and ending with the ultimate sacrifice of Antigone, his daughter the plays follow the trials of a family cursed by the edict of an oracle that "you will kill your father and marry with your mother". From the fourth century BC - when Aristotle took Oedipus the King as his model tragedy, the influence of Sophocles' great plays has been assured. These three great tragedies have a relevance and immediacy as metaphors for some of the most fundamentally held beliefs and values in our culture.This volume contains the Theban plays - widely studied in schools and universities. Translated and with an introduction and notes from Don Taylor - the playwright who directed these plays for BBC TV. Bookseller Inventory # B9780413424600

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Book Description Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, United Kingdom, 1986. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 174 x 110 mm. Language: English Brand New Book. Includes the plays Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus and Antigone, collectively known as the Theban plays. Starting with Oedipus the King and ending with the ultimate sacrifice of Antigone, his daughter the plays follow the trials of a family cursed by the edict of an oracle that you will kill your father and marry with your mother . From the fourth century BC - when Aristotle took Oedipus the King as his model tragedy, the influence of Sophocles great plays has been assured. These three great tragedies have a relevance and immediacy as metaphors for some of the most fundamentally held beliefs and values in our culture.This volume contains the Theban plays - widely studied in schools and universities. Translated and with an introduction and notes from Don Taylor - the playwright who directed these plays for BBC TV. Bookseller Inventory # AAU9780413424600

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