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Sophocles: Oedipus Tyrannus By Sophocles

Sophocles: Oedipus Tyrannus

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Treating ancient plays as living drama.
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Sophocles: Oedipus Tyrannus Summary


Sophocles: Oedipus Tyrannus by Sophocles

Treating ancient plays as living drama. Classical Greek drama is brought vividly to life in this series of new translations. Students are encouraged to engage with the text through detailed commentaries, including suggestions for discussion and analysis. In addition, numerous practical questions stimulate ideas on staging and encourage students to explore the play's dramatic qualities. Oedipus Tyrannus is suitable for students of both Classical Civilisation and Drama. Useful features include full synopsis of the play, commentary alongside translation for easy reference and a comprehensive introduction to the Greek Theatre. Oedipus Tyrannus is aimed primarily at A-level and undergraduate students in the UK, and college students in North America.

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Table of Contents


Preface; Background to the story; Genealogical table; Map of ancient Greece; List of characters; Oedipus Tyrannus: translation and commentary; Synopsis of the play; Guide to pronunciation of names; Introduction to the Greek theatre; Time line; Index.

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GOR001391963
Sophocles: Oedipus Tyrannus by Sophocles
Sophocles
Cambridge Translations from Greek Drama
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cambridge University Press
2003-12-11
128
0521010721
9780521010726
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.