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  • Antigone by Sophocles
    Antigone (English, Paperback) Sophocles

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

    Treating ancient plays as living drama.

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

    Presents three masterpieces by the Greek playwright Sophocles.

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

    Accessible edition with commentary of this widely read but highly complex and challenging play. Provides help with morphology, grammar and syntax and interpretation of the text in its historical, social, cultural and intellectual contexts. The introduction also gives an account of its reception from antiquity to the present day.

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

    Treating ancient plays as living drama.

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  • Our Ajax by Timberlake Wertenbaker
    Our Ajax (Paperback) Timberlake Wertenbaker

    Torn between army politics and the love of his soldiers on the front line, a legendary leader spirals out of control. This title draws on interviews with contemporary servicemen and women to create a modern epic of heroism, love and homeland.

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  • Fragments by Sophocles
    Fragments (Multiple languages, Hardback) Sophocles

    This volume presents, in Greek and facing English translation, a collection of fragments of texts by Sophocles. They range in length from two lines to a substantial portion of the play "The Searchers". Prefatory notes provide frameworks for the fragments of the known plays.

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

    A rendering of the plays of the Theban cycle.

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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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  • 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) Aeschylus, Sophocles

    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) Sophocles

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

    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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