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The Complete Plays of Sophocles

The Complete Plays of Sophocles Book
Author : Sophocles
Publisher : Harper Collins
Release : 2011-07-26
ISBN : 0062092448
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Award-winningpoet-playwrights Robert Bagg and James Scully presenta gripping new translation of Western literature’s earliest treasures in TheComplete Plays of Sophocles. In the tradition of Robert Fagles’bestselling translations of The Iliad and The Odyssey, andretaining the textual authenticity of Richmond Lattimore’sAeschylus, Bagg and Scully render Sophocles’ dramasaccessible and exciting for the modern reader. Students new to Athenian drama,readers of classical literature, and anyone wishing to kindle anew theirpassion for Greek tragedy will find no more captivating entrance to thesemilestones of world literature than in Bagg andScully’s The Complete Plays of Sophocles.

Sophocles Fragments

Sophocles  Fragments Book
Author : Euripides,Sophocles,Hugh (Emeritus Regius Professor of Greek Lloyd-Jones, Oxford University)
Publisher : Harvard University Press
Release : 1994
ISBN : 9780674995321
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Sophocles with Aeschylus and Euripides, was one of the three great tragic poets of Athens, and is considered one of the world's greatest poets. The subjects of his plays were drawn from mythology and legend. Each play contains at least one heroic figure, a character whose strength, courage, or intelligence exceeds the human norm - but who also has more than ordinary pride and self-assurance. These qualities combine to lead to a tragic end. -- Jacket.

Sophocles

Sophocles Book
Author : Sophocles
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1871
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Oedipus Rex Sophocles

Oedipus Rex   Sophocles Book
Author : Harold Bloom
Publisher : Infobase Publishing
Release : 2006
ISBN : 1438114109
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A collection of eight critical essays on the classical tragedy, arranged in the chronological order of their original publication.

Sophocles Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guide

Sophocles  Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guide Book
Author : Oxford University Press
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release : 2010-05-01
ISBN : 9780199803170
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This ebook is a selective guide designed to help scholars and students of the ancient world find reliable sources of information by directing them to the best available scholarly materials in whatever form or format they appear from books, chapters, and journal articles to online archives, electronic data sets, and blogs. Written by a leading international authority on the subject, the ebook provides bibliographic information supported by direct recommendations about which sources to consult and editorial commentary to make it clear how the cited sources are interrelated. A reader will discover, for instance, the most reliable introductions and overviews to the topic, and the most important publications on various areas of scholarly interest within this topic. In classics, as in other disciplines, researchers at all levels are drowning in potentially useful scholarly information, and this guide has been created as a tool for cutting through that material to find the exact source you need. This ebook is just one of many articles from Oxford Bibliographies Online: Classics, a continuously updated and growing online resource designed to provide authoritative guidance through the scholarship and other materials relevant to the study of classics. Oxford Bibliographies Online covers most subject disciplines within the social science and humanities, for more information visit www.aboutobo.com.

The Antigone of Sophocles

The Antigone of Sophocles Book
Author : Sophocles
Publisher : CUP Archive
Release : 1953
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Sophocles

Sophocles Book
Author : Sophocles,Sir Richard Claverhouse Jebb
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1924
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Sophocles The Plays and Fragments

Sophocles  The Plays and Fragments Book
Author : Sophocles
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1889
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Fragments of Sophocles

The Fragments of Sophocles Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : CUP Archive
Release : 2021-10-18
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Sophocles

Sophocles Book
Author : Lewis Campbell
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1880
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Late Sophocles

Late Sophocles Book
Author : Thomas Van Nortwick
Publisher : University of Michigan Press
Release : 2015-02-26
ISBN : 0472119567
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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An accessible examination of the evolution of key Sophoclean characters

Sophocles Ajax

Sophocles  Ajax Book
Author : A. F. Garvie
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 1998-01-02
ISBN : 1800346646
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Ajax, perhaps the earliest surviving tragedy of Sophocles, presents the downfall and disgrace of a great hero whose suicide leads to his rehabilitation through the enlightened magnanimity of one of his enemies.

Sophocles

Sophocles Book
Author : Clifton Wilbraham Collins
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1871
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Sophocles

Sophocles Book
Author : Hugh Lloyd-Jones,Formerly Regius Professor of Greek and Student Hugh Lloyd-Jones,Nigel Guy Wilson
Publisher : Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht
Release : 1997
ISBN : 9783525252000
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Sophocles and the Greek Language

Sophocles and the Greek Language Book
Author : Albert Rijksbaron,Irene de Jong
Publisher : BRILL
Release : 2005-11-29
ISBN : 9047417429
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This volume offers an overview of the ways in which Sophocles’ use of the Greek language is currently being studied. The book is divided into three sections, which deal with aspects of diction, syntax, and pragmatics.

The Plays of Sophocles

The Plays of Sophocles Book
Author : A. F. Garvie
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Release : 2016-10-06
ISBN : 1474233368
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The emphasis throughout this book, ideal for sixth form and early university students, is on Sophocles' tragic thinking, on the concept of the 'Sophoclean hero', and on the dramatic structure of the plays. The seven extant plays, Ajax, Women of Trachis, Antigone, Oedipus the King, Electra, Philoctetes and Oedipus at Colonus are assessed and a brief concluding chapter draws together what has been said in the seven studies. This second edition has been revised fully, with an updated further reading list and more detailed information on the chorus and staging of the plays. The aim of the book is to help readers to understand why Sophocles is still worth reading, or going to see in the theatre, in the 21st century, and to show how far Sophoclean scholarship has moved in recent decades from the once prevalent view that he was a pious religious conformist who had nothing very profound or original to say, but who said it very beautifully. The volume is a companion to The Plays of Euripides (by James Morwood) and The Plays of Aeschylus (by Alex Garvie) also available in second editions from Bloomsbury. A further essential guide to the themes and context of ancient Greek tragedy may be found in Laura Swift's new introductory volume, Greek Tragedy.

Sophocles Oedipus the King

Sophocles  Oedipus the King Book
Author : David Kovacs
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2020-03-31
ISBN : 0192597108
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Oedipus the King is the best-known play we have from the pen of Sophocles and was recognized as a masterpiece in Aristotle's Poetics, which cites the play more often than any other as an example of how to write tragedy. The principal character is the king of a city ravaged by a mysterious plague, who consults Apollo at Delphi and is told that the plague will end only when those who killed the previous king, Laius, are found and punished. He launches an investigation, in the course of which he learns not only that he is himself the killer, but that Laius was his father and Laius' widow, whom he married, his own mother. As a result of this revelation Oedipus changes from being a respected king and conscientious investigator into a polluted and self-blinded outcast. This volume presents a highly-polished English verse translation of Sophocles' powerful play which renders both the beauty of his language and the horror of the events being dramatized. A detailed introduction and notes clearly elucidate how the plot is constructed and the meaning this construction implies, as well as how Sophocles ably concealed the fact that his characters act in ways which differ from what we expect in real life. It also addresses influential misinterpretations, thereby offering an accessible and authoritative introduction to the play that will be of benefit to a wide range of readers.

Trachiniae of Sophocles

Trachiniae of Sophocles Book
Author : Sophocles
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1893
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Sophocles Oedipus at Colonus

Sophocles  Oedipus at Colonus Book
Author : Adrian Kelly
Publisher : A&C Black
Release : 2013-10-10
ISBN : 1472519728
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In his final play, Sophocles returns to the ever-popular character of Oedipus, the blind outcast of Thebes, the ultimate symbol of human reversal, whose fall he had so memorably treated in the 'Oedipus Tyrannus'. In this play, Sophocles brings the aged Oedipus to Athens, where he seeks succour and finds refuge, despite the threatening arrival of his kinsman Creon, who tries to tempt and then force the old man back under Theban control. Oedipus' resistance shows a fierceness in no way dimmed by incapacity, but he also refuses to aid his repentant son, Polyneices, in his coming attack on Thebes, manifesting once more the passion and harshness which mark his character so thoroughly. His mysterious death at the end of the play, witnessed only by Theseus himself, seems the sole fitting end for such an exceptional and problematic figure, transforming Oedipus into one of the 'powerful dead' whose beneficence towards Athens heralds a positive future for the city. This useful companion provides background, context, a synopsis and detailed analysis of the play.

Sophocles Routledge Revivals

Sophocles  Routledge Revivals  Book
Author : Roger Dawe
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2014-02-04
ISBN : 1317749502
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Sophocles: The Classical Heritage, first published in 1996, contains a diverse collection of reflection, ranging from the 16th century to the 20th, on one of the three great Attic tragedians, the author of perhaps the most famous play of all time. With the entire notion of ‘Western culture’ under duress, the need to establish continuity from antiquity to modernity is as pressing as ever. Each essay, selected by Professor Dawe, explores a theme or concept derived from the tragic vision of the Sophoclean universe which is still of relevance today. An enormous range of topics is investigated, in a variety of modes and styles: the linguistic challenges of translation, the psychology of Sigmund Freud, Enlightenment critiques, the history of performance conventions, dramatic structure and technique, and issues facing the modern director. Overall, Professor Dawe offers a staggering selection of responses, which cumulatively demonstrate the continuing importance and fascination of Sophocles’ legacy.