Oedipus
Series: Drama Classics
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback, 160 pages ISBN: 9781854596109Publication Date:
23 Feb 1999
Size: 165mm x 110mm£4.99 £3.99You save £1.00 (20%)
First Staged:
c. 430BC

Oedipus

By Sophocles Translated by Kenneth McLeish

Paperback £4.99£3.99

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The story of the mythical Greek king of Thebes, the archetypal tragic hero who accidentally fulfills a prophecy that he will end up killing his father and marrying his mother, thereby bringing disaster down upon his city and family.

This volume, in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series, contains two plays by Sophocles, Oedipus Rex and Oedipus at Colonos, in English translations by Kenneth McLeish.

It also includes an introduction to the plays.

Set Text: Oedipus is a set text for WJEC Drama and Theatre Studies A/AS-Level.

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'Kenneth McLeish's fine translation'

Daily Telegraph

'An unparalleled translator of the Greeks'

Financial Times
Series: Drama Classics
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback, 160 pages ISBN: 9781854596109Publication Date:
23 Feb 1999
Size: 165mm x 110mm£4.99 £3.99You save £1.00 (20%)

Also by Sophocles:

Greek Tragedy: Three Plays
Antigone
Antigone (Drama Classics)
Electra (Sophocles)

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Also by Kenneth McLeish:

Bacchae
Rosmersholm (Drama Classics)
Hedda Gabler (Drama Classic)
Peer Gynt
Medea (Drama Classics)
A Doll's House (Drama Classic)
Ibsen: Three Plays
Ubu (The Ubu Plays)
A Flea in Her Ear
The Master Builder (Drama Classics)
The Lady From the Sea (Drama Classics)
Women of Troy
An Italian Straw Hat
Poetics
Miss Julie (Drama Classics)
Don Juan

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