The Oedipus Plays of Sophocles

The Oedipus Plays of Sophocles

A Newly Revised and Updated Translation

Book - 1991
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Revising and updating his classic 1958 translation, Paul Roche captures the dramatic power and intensity, the subtleties of meaning, and the explosive emotions of Sophocles' great Theban trilogy. In vivid, poetic language, he presents the timeless story of a noble family moving toward catastrophe, dragged down from wealth and power by pride, cursed with incest, suicide, and murder.
Publisher: New York : Meridian, c1991
ISBN: 9780452011670
0452011671
Characteristics: xix, 267 p
Additional Contributors: Roche, Paul 1927-

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