The Three Theban Plays

Detailed notes accompany modern translations of the stories of Oedipus, a king who is unable to escape his tragic fate and ends his days in exile

The Three Theban Plays

The Three Theban Plays

Detailed notes accompany modern translations of the stories of Oedipus, a king who is unable to escape his tragic fate and ends his days in exile

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The Three Theban Plays
Language: en
Pages: 430
Authors: Sophocles, Robert Fagles, Bernard MacGregor Walker Knox
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-11-01 - Publisher:

Detailed notes accompany modern translations of the stories of Oedipus, a king who is unable to escape his tragic fate and ends his days in exile
The Three Theban Plays
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Sophocles
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 1984-02-07 - Publisher: Penguin

The heroic Greek dramas that have moved theatergoers and readers since the fifth century B.C. Towering over the rest of Greek tragedy, the three plays that tell the story of the fated Theban royal family—Antigone, Oedipus the King and Oedipus at Colonus—are among the most enduring and timeless dramas ever
The Theban Plays
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Sophocles
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 1973-04-26 - Publisher: Penguin UK

King Oedipus/Oedipus at Colonus/Antigone Three towering works of Greek tragedy depicting the inexorable downfall of a doomed royal dynasty The legends surrounding the house of Thebes inspired Sophocles to create this powerful trilogy about humanity's struggle against fate. King Oedipus is the devastating portrayal of a ruler who brings pestilence
Three Theban Plays
Language: en
Pages: 189
Authors: Sophocles
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Wordsworth Editions

The story of Oedipus has captured the human imagination as few others. It is the story of a man fated to kill his father and marry his mother, a man who by a cruel irony brings these things to pass by his very efforts to avoid them. But these plays
The Three Theban Plays: Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonus, & Antigone
Language: en
Pages: 212
Authors: Sophocles
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-20 - Publisher:

A collection of all three of Sophocles' three Theban plays, Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone. Each work was part of a tetralogy, a composition made up of four distinct works. The other three works of each tetralogy are now lost. Although these are published under a single cover,

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