Sophocles' Oedipus Rex

Sophocles' Oedipus Rex

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

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Written by Sophocles around 425 BCE, Oedipus Rex, or Oedipus the King, is a classic Greek tragedy that depicts the search for self-understanding and forms the foundation for the symbolic conflict between fathers and sons. This collection of essays draws upon a rich history of criticism and commentary to examine the questions of fate, free will, heroism, and humanity that this powerful tragedy continues to provoke. Thoughtful analyses are supplemented by features that make this resource ideal for those preparing in-depth research papers.

Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, [2007]
Edition: Updated edition
Copyright Date: ©2007
ISBN: 9780791093092
0791093093
Branch Call Number: 882x SOPHO SOPHO
Characteristics: viii, 245 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Bloom, Harold
Alternative Title: Oedipus Rex

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