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The three theban plays [electronic resource]. Sophocles.

Sophocles. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781101042694 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 1984.

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Summary, etc.: 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 written. Robert Fagles's authoritative and acclaimed translation conveys all of Sophocles's lucidity and power: the cut and thrust of his dialogue, his ironic edge, the surge and majesty of his choruses and, above all, the agonies and triumphs of his characters. This Penguin Classics edition features an introduction and notes by the renowned classicist Bernard Knox.For more than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,500 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Penguin Classics, 1984. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 662 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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