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  • Antigone by Sophocles
    Antigone (English, Paperback)

    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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  • 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)

    "First published 1994; Reprinted with corrections 1998, 2017"--Title page verso.

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  • Antigone by Sophocles
    Antigone (English, Paperback)

    Tells the story of Greek tragedy's most intrepid heroine.

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

    Free when packaged with any Damrosch World Literature title.

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

    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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  • Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics: Sophocles: Antigone by Sophocles
    Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics: Sophocles: Antigone (Multiple languages, Paperback)

    The Greek text of Sophocles' play Antigone, preceded by a full introduction, and followed by a detailed commentary which provides help with language, metre and cultural references and is also concerned with issues of performance.

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  • Cambridge Translations from Greek Drama: Sophocles: Antigone by Sophocles
    Cambridge Translations from Greek Drama: Sophocles: Antigone (English, Paperback)

    Treating ancient plays as living drama.

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  • Antigone by Sophocles
    Antigone (English, Paperback)

    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)

    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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  • Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics: Sophocles: Oedipus Rex by Sophocles
    Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics: Sophocles: Oedipus Rex (English, Paperback)

    A revised edition of Dr Dawe's bestselling edition. As in the first edition, the commentary tackles problems of language and expression, but is added to by reflections on the text developed in the twenty years since the first edition's publication, most notably recognizing the spurious nature of the play's ending.

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  • The Theban Plays by Sophocles
    The Theban Plays (English, Paperback)

    The stirring tale of a legendary royal family's fall and ultimate redemption, the Theban trilogy endures as the crowning achievement of Greek drama. Essential reading for English and classical studies majors.

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  • Sophocles' Antigone by Sophocles
    Sophocles' Antigone (English, Paperback) $9.95
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  • Four Tragedies by Sophocles
    Four Tragedies (English, Paperback)

    Meineck and Woodruff's new annotated translations of Sophocles' Ajax, Women of Trachis, Electra, and Philoctetes combine the same standards of accuracy, concision, clarity, and powerful speech that have so often made their Theban Plays a source of epiphany in the classroom and of understanding in the theatre. Woodruff's Introduction offers a brisk and stimulating discussion of central themes in...

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

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

    Synopsis coming soon.......

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  • Cambridge Translations from Greek Drama: Sophocles: Ajax by Sophocles
    Cambridge Translations from Greek Drama: Sophocles: Ajax (English, Paperback)

    Treating ancient plays as living drama.

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  • Six Greek Tragedies: "Persians", "Prometheus Bound", "Women of Trachis","Philoctetes","Trojan"," Women", "Bacchae" by Aeschylus
    Six Greek Tragedies: "Persians", "Prometheus Bound", "Women of Trachis","Philoctetes","Trojan"," Women", "Bacchae" (English, Paperback)

    The work of these three Athenian playwrights became the touchstone for drama for the next two and a half thousand years. This volume contains the earliest surviving Greek tragedy, an archtype of the human condition, a jealous wife's mistake, a moral debate, an anti-war play and a play of paradoxes.

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  • Cambridge Classical Texts and Commentaries: Sophocles: Electra Series Number 44 by Sophocles
    Cambridge Classical Texts and Commentaries: Sophocles: Electra Series Number 44 (English, Paperback)

    Full-scale 2007 commentary exploring afresh long-standing controversies such as the moral status of the killing of Clytemnestra, while also investigating subjects such as the place of rhetoric and the use of typical scenes. It provides original metrical analyses of the lyrical sections of the play and a revised Greek text.

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  • Philoctetes (Dodo Press) by Sophocles
    Philoctetes (Dodo Press) (English, Paperback)

    Philoctetes is a play by Sophocles. It was first performed at the Festival of Dionysus in 409 BC, where it won first prize. The story takes place during the Trojan War (after the events of the Iliad, and before the Trojan Horse). It describes the attempt by Neoptolemus and Odysseus to bring the disabled Philoctetes with them to Troy. Sophocles or Sofokles (c496BC-c406BC) was the second of the...

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  • Antigone by Sophocles
    Antigone (English, Paperback)

    One of the greatest, most moving of all tragedies, Antigone continues to have meaning for us because of its depiction of the struggle between individual conscience and state policy, and its delicate probing of the nature of human suffering. Plays for Performance Series.

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