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The Complete Sophocles

Volume I: the Theban Plays

The Complete Sophocles( )
Editor: Burian, Peter
Shapiro, Alan
Series title:Greek Tragedy in New Translations Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2010
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $17.95
Book Description:

This volume collects for the first time three of Sophocles most moving tragedies, all set in mythical Thebes: Oedipus the King, perhaps the most powerful of all Greek tragedies; Oedipus at Colonus, a story that reveals the reversals and paradoxes that define moral life; and Antigone, a touchstone of thinking about human conflict and human tragedy, the role of the divine in human life, and the degree to which men and women are the creatorsof their own destiny.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Drama / Ancient & Classical
Literary Criticism / Ancient & Classical
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):14.4 x 20.3 x 2.18 cm
Book Weight:0.326 Kilograms
Author Biography

Alan Shapiro was a finalist for the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry wit his title Reel to Reel.


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