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  • The Three Theban Plays by Sophocles
    The Three Theban Plays (Multiple languages, Paperback) Sophocles

    Free when packaged with any Damrosch World Literature title.

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  • Antigone by Sophocles
    Antigone (English, Paperback) Sophocles

    Antigone, defying her uncle Creon's decree that her brother should remain unburied, challenges the morality of man's law overruling the laws of the gods. The clash between her and Creon with its tragic consequences have inspired continual reinterpretation. This translation was made for a BBC TV production of the "Theban Plays" in 1986.

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  • Antigone; Oedipus the King; Electra by Sophocles
    Antigone; Oedipus the King; Electra (English, Paperback) Sophocles

    This volume of Antigone, Oedipus the King, Electra contains three masterpieces by the Greek playwright Sophocles, widely regarded since antiquity as the greatest of all the tragic poets. The vivid translations, which combine elegance and modernity, are remarkable for their lucidity and accuracy, and are equally suitable for reading for pleasure, study, or theatrical performance. With this edition,...

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  • Oedipus Rex by Sophocles
    Oedipus Rex (English, Paperback) Sophocles

    Landmark of Western drama concerns the catastrophe that ensues when King Oedipus discovers he has inadvertently killed his father and married his mother. Masterly construction, dramatic irony.

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  • King Oidipous by Sophocles
    King Oidipous (English, Paperback) Sophocles

    English translation of Sophocles' famous tragedy of Oedipus and the fate he so much tries to avoid. Focus Classical Library provides close translations with notes and essays to provide access to understanding Greek culture.

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  • Sophocles: "Antigone", "Women of Trachis", "Philocetes", "Oedipus at Colonus" v.2 by Sophocles
    Sophocles: "Antigone", "Women of Trachis", "Philocetes", "Oedipus at Colonus" v.2 (Multiple languages, Hardback) Sophocles

    Sophocles (497/6 406 BCE), considered one of the world s greatest poets, forged tragedy from the heroic excess of myth and legend. Seven complete plays are extant, including "Oedipus Tyrannus," "Ajax," "Antigone," and Philoctetes. Among many fragments that also survive is a substantial portion of the satyr drama "The Searchers."

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  • Antigone by Sophocles
    Antigone (English, Paperback) Sophocles

    When Creon refuses to bury the body of Antigone's unruly brother, Antigone's anger quickly turns to defiance. Creon condemns her to a torturous death: she's to be buried alive....

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  • Oedipus the King/Oedipus Rex by Sophocles
    Oedipus the King/Oedipus Rex (English, Paperback) Sophocles

    A Student Edition of Sophocles' greatest tragedy in Don Taylor's acclaimed translation. With full commentary, notes and questions for further study this is the perfect edition for every student of drama, literature and classics.

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  • Sophocles: Trachiniae by Sophocles
    Sophocles: Trachiniae (Multiple languages, Paperback) Sophocles

    The Introduction is designed to be of use to readers who do not know Greek, as well as to specialists.

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  • Antigone by Sophocles
    Antigone (English, Paperback) Sophocles

    Oedipus, the former ruler of Thebes, has died. Now, when his young daughter Antigone defies her uncle, Kreon, the new ruler, because he has prohibited the burial of her dead brother, she and he enact a primal conflict between young and old, woman and man, individual and ruler, family and state, courageous and self-sacrificing reverence for the gods of the earth and perhaps self-serving allegiance...

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  • Sophocles' Antigone by Sophocles
    Sophocles' Antigone (English, Paperback) Sophocles

    This new translation of SophoclesÂ’ Antigone, one of the cornerstones of Ancient Greek Tragedy, is meant to satisfy several parameters: (i) above all, to provide a text that can be immediately and easily understood and appreciated by a 21st century, English-speaking audience or reader, (ii) in so doing, to remain as faithful to the text and the spirit of the text as is possible, and (iii) neither...

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  • Antigone by Sophocles
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  • Antigone by Sophocles
    Antigone (English, Paperback) Sophocles

    Antigone, a strong and determined woman in Thebes, fights for humanity over King Creon's laws and in doing so risks her life.

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  • Antigone by Sophocles
    Antigone (English, Paperback) Sophocles

    English translation of Sophocles' tragic story of Antigone addresses civil disobedience and a moral imperative which supercedes human-created laws. The Focus Classical Library provides close translations with notes and essays to provide access to understanding Greek culture.

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  • Electra by Sophocles
    Electra (English, Paperback) Sophocles

    Sophocles' "Electra" tells the story of the revenge Orestes and Electra take on their mother, Clytemnestra, for he murder of their father Agamemnon, after he returns from the Trojan War. This edition of the play is preceded by a critical introduction and is accompanied by explanatory notes.

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  • Sophocles: The Complete Plays by Sophocles
    Sophocles: The Complete Plays (English, Paperback) Sophocles

    With new translations and a new afterword The full texts of the seven extant plays of Sophocles with Paul Roche's revised and updated translations of the Oedipus cycle, and all-new translations of the remaining plays.

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  • The Burial at Thebes by Seamus Heaney
    The Burial at Thebes (English, Paperback) Sophocles

    In this outstanding new translation, commissioned by Ireland's renowned Abbey Theatre to commemorate its centenary, Seamus Heaney exposes the darkness and the humanity in Sophocles' masterpiece, and inks it with his own modern and masterly touch....

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  • Sophocles: Ajax by Sophocles
    Sophocles: Ajax (English, Paperback) Sophocles

    Treating ancient plays as living drama.

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  • Greek Tragedy by Euripides
    Greek Tragedy (English, Paperback) Euripides, Sophocles

    Covers three of the most famous tragedies from Ancient Greece, all featuring female protagonists. This title presents a play-by-play introduction, key dates and a guide to pronunciation.

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  • Sophocles' Antigone by Sophocles
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