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The Theban plays

King Oedipus, Oedipus at Colonus Antigone

by Sophocles

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Published by Penguin in Baltimore, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drama,
  • Chorus (Greek drama)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesKing Oedipus., Oedipus at Colonus., Antigone.
    Statementtranslated by E.F. Watling
    SeriesThe Penguin classics -- L3
    ContributionsWatling, E. F., tr
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA4414.A2 W3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination168 p.
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24757784M
    OCLC/WorldCa22560440

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Grippingly readable, all three translations combine fidelity to the Greek with concision, clarity, and powerful, hard-edged /5(). Three Theban Plays Book Summary: The story of Oedipus has captured the human imagination as few others. It is the story of a man fated to kill his father and marry his mother, a man who by a cruel irony brings these things to pass by his very efforts to avoid them.

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Mar 20,  · Sophocles’ Theban Plays—Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone—lie at the core of the Western literary mpcs.online are extensively translated, universally taught, and frequently performed. Chronicling the downfall of Oedipus, the legendary king of Thebes, and his descendants, the Theban Plays are as relevant to present-day thought about love, duty, patriotism, family, and war 4/5.

Free download or read online Antigone pdf (ePUB) (The Theban Plays Series) The Theban plays book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Sophocles. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of 80 pages and is available in Paperback format.

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Greek theater still needs to be read, but we must not forget that, because it is so alien to us, reading these plays calls not only for analysis, but also for imagination.

Antigone. Antigone was probably the first of the three Theban plays that Sophocles wrote, although the events dramatized in it happen last. Antigone is one of the first. Jan 01,  · Three Theban Plays, by Sophocles, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras.

Here are some /5. Sep 07,  · Towering over the rest of Greek tragedy, Sophocles' The Three Theban Plays are among the most enduring and timeless dramas ever written. This Penguin Classics edition is translated by Robert Fagles with introductions and notes by Bernard mpcs.onlineted here are Antigone, Oedipus the King and Oedipus at Colonus, in a translation by Robert Fagles which retains all of Sophocles' lucidity.

About The Theban Plays ‘O Light. May I never look on you again, Revealed as I am, sinful in my begetting, Sinful in marriage, sinful in shedding of blood!’ The legends surrounding the royal house of Thebes inspired Sophocles (– BC) to create a powerful trilogy of mankind’s struggle against fate.

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Oedipus at Colonus, third of the great Theban plays written by Sophocles. I chose to read in chronological order, so this was second after Oedipus the King.

The titular character finds his way in Colonus, this garden outside of Athens, 20 years after being blinded and exiled from Thebes.

His daughter Antigone is the one who is able to support him/5. About The Three Theban Plays. The heroic Greek dramas that have moved theatergoers and readers since the fifth century B.C. Towering over the rest of Greek tragedy, the three plays that tell the story of the fated Theban royal family—Antigone, Oedipus the King and Oedipus at Colonus—are among the most enduring and timeless dramas ever written.

Robert Fagles’s authoritative and acclaimed. Mar 15,  · This volume offers the fruits of Peter Meineck and Paul Woodruff's dynamic collaboration on the plays of Sophocles' Theban cycle, presenting the translators' Oedipus Tyrannus () along with Woodruff's Antigone () and a muscular new Oedipus at Colonus by Meineck.

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Antigone (/ æ n ˈ t ɪ ɡ ə n i / ann-TIG-ə-nee; Ancient Greek: Ἀντιγόνη) is a tragedy by Sophocles written in or before BCE. Of the three Theban plays Antigone is the third in order of the events depicted in the plays, but it is the first that was mpcs.online: Tragedy. theban plays Download theban plays or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

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