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    Oedipus Rex 9780713686760

    Manufacturer: Jonathan Ball Publishers
    Oedipus Rex - Since it was first performed in Athens in the 420s BC, Oedipus the King has been widely regarded as Sophocles' greatest tragedy and one of the foundation stones of western drama. Taken as a model by Aristotle in his Poetics, it became a yardstick for future generations. Since the play's rediscovery in the Renaissance, audiences - including Sigmund Freud - have found new interpretations and meanings in Sophocles' portrayal of the Theban king, inexorably pursuing the truth, only to discover that he has killed his father and married his mother. This translation by Don Taylor, accurate yet poetic, was made for a BBC TV production of the Theban Plays in 1986, which he also directed. Commentary and notes by Angie Varakis.
    SKU: 9780713686760
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    R 140,00
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    Products specifications
    Author(s) Sophocles
    Format / Binding Paperback
    Language English
    Dimensions L x W in cm 198x129
    Weight in Grams 111
    Subject Dramatic Arts
    Condition New
    Type Reader