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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 by Sophocles
    Antigone (English, Paperback) Sophocles

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

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

    Treating ancient plays as living drama.

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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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  • 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. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

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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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  • Plays: "Ajax", "Electra", "Oedipus Tyrannus" v. 1 by Sophocles
    Plays: "Ajax", "Electra", "Oedipus Tyrannus" v. 1 (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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  • The Theban Plays by Sophocles
    The Theban Plays (English, Hardback) Sophocles

    The legends surrounding Oedipus of Thebes and his ill-fated offspring provide the subject matter for Sophocles' three greatest plays, which together represent Greek drama at the pinnacle of its achievement....

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

    Sophocles, Holderlin, Brecht and Malina have all left their imprint on this dramatic text. Friedrich Holderlin translated Sophocles into German, Brecht adapted Holderlin and Judith Malina has rendered Brecht's version into an English incarnation.

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

    A translation of the Theban plays of Sophocles. It presents the plays in the order in which they were composed: "Antigone", "Oedipus Tyrannos", and "Oedipus at Colonus". It underscores the fact that the story of Oedipus is one to which Sophocles returned over the course of his lifetime.

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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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  • Oedipus the King and Other Tragedies by Sophocles
    Oedipus the King and Other Tragedies (English, Paperback) Sophocles

    This original and distinctive verse translation of four of Sophocles' plays conveys the vitality of his poetry and the vigour of the plays as performed showpieces, encouraging the reader to relish the sound of the spoken verse and the potential for song within the lyrics.

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

    Over the years, Grene and Lattimore's "Complete Greek Tragedies" have been the preferred choice of millions of readers - for personal libraries, individual study, and classroom use. This title presents Sophocles' searing tale of jealousy, rage, and revenge.

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

    A newly published translation by Kenneth McLeish, with an introduction by Stephen Mulrine.

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  • Antigone by Sophocles
    Antigone (English, Paperback) Sophocles

    Woodruff's work with Peter Meineck makes this text one that is accessible to today's students and could be staged for modern audiences. Line notes printed at the bottom of the page bring a reader further quick assistance. . . . The choral odes as rendered here deserve special notice. After giving a succinct analysis of each in his introduction, Woodruff translates the lyrics into English that is...

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