Oedipus Rex

Oedipus Rex was the tragedy that most closely fit his guidelines. Oedipus is the model of the "tragic hero," because the concept is based on him.

Oedipus Rex

Oedipus Rex

To make Oedipus more accessible for the modern reader, our Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition? includes a glossary of the more difficult words, as well as convenient sidebar notes to enlighten the reader on aspects that may be confusing or overlooked. We hope that the reader may, through this edition, more fully enjoy the beauty of the verse, the wisdom of the insights, and the impact of the drama.Sophocles? Oedipus Rex has never been surpassed for the raw and terrible power with which its hero struggles to answer the eternal question, "Who am I?" The play, a story of a king who?acting entirely in ignorance?kills his father and marries his mother, unfolds with shattering power; we are helplessly carried along with Oedipus towards the final, horrific truth.This vibrant, new translation invites its readers to lose themselves in the unfolding of this tragic tale?as suspenseful as a detective mystery, yet with an outcome long ago determined by Fate.

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Oedipus Rex
Language: en
Pages: 75
Authors: Sophocles
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Prestwick House Inc

To make Oedipus more accessible for the modern reader, our Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition? includes a glossary of the more difficult words, as well as convenient sidebar notes to enlighten the reader on aspects that may be confusing or overlooked. We hope that the reader may, through this edition,
Oedipus Rex
Language: en
Pages: 119
Authors: Harold Bloom
Categories: Electronic books
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Infobase Publishing

Written by Sophocles around 425 BCE, "Oedipus Rex" is a classic Greek tragedy that depicts the struggle between man and fate. Oedipus' story forms the foundation for the symbolic conflict between sons and fathers, a theme that has lost none of its dramatic punch in the ensuing centuries. The meticulous
Oedipus Rex - Sophocles
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: Harold Bloom
Categories: Electronic books
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Infobase Publishing

A collection of eight critical essays on the classical tragedy, arranged in the chronological order of their original publication.
Sophocles: Oedipus Rex
Language: en
Pages: 214
Authors: Sophocles, R. D. Dawe
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-07-27 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A revised edition of the bestselling commentary on this most important of ancient plays.
Stravinsky: Oedipus Rex
Language: en
Pages: 118
Authors: Stephen Walsh, Peter Hill, Walsh Stephen
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993-06-24 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Widely acknowledged as one of the most original music theater works of the twentieth century, this guide describes the opera's plot, music and staging and provides a fully documented discussion of its origins in Stravinsky's work and thought.

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