Sophocles: The Theban Plays: Oedipus the King; Oedipus at Colonnus; Antigone (Methuen's World Dramatists) (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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