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:

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

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Also by Kenneth McLeish:

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

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