The Oedipus Cycle: An English Version : Oedipus Rex/Oedipus at Colonus/Antigone

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Sophocles, The Oedipus Cycle: Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonus, Antigone 

First Edition

Three tragedies recount the downfall of Oedipus, his death in exile, and the actions by his daughter Antigone following his death.

English versions of Sophocles’ three great tragedies based on the myth of Oedipus, translated for a modern audience by two gifted poets. Index.

Marc Notes:
Translated from the classical Greek.;Originally published: 1939.;Oedipus Rex -- Oedipus at Colonus -- Antigone.

Contributor Bio:  Fitts, Dudley
Dudley Fitts (1903-1968), a renowned poet, critic and translator, authored and translated over 20 books. One of the preeminent twentieth century scholars of Greek literature, his English translations of the ancient Greek classics are much praised for their accessibility and their appeal to contemporary readers.

Product details

  • Series: Harvest Book
  • Paperback: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Mariner Books; First edition (November 1, 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 015602764X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0156027649
  • Product Dimensions: 5.3 x 0.7 x 8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 11.2 ounces

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