• Title : Oedipus Rex (The Theban Plays, #1)

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  • ISBN: 1580495931

  • Format Type: Paperback

  • Number of Pages: 75 pages


Oedipus Rex (The Theban Plays, #1) Description

what man wins happiness than just its shape and the ruin when that shape collapses Sophocles Oedipus Rex has never been surpassed for the raw and terrible power with which its hero struggles to answer the eternal question, Who am I The play, a story of a king who acting entirely in ignorance kills his father and marries his mother, unfolds with shattering power we are helplessly carried along with Oedipus towards the final, horrific truth To make Oedipus accessible for the modern reader, our Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Classics includes a glossary of the difficult words, as well as convenient sidebar notes to enlighten the reader on aspects that may be confusing or overlooked We hope that the reader may, through this edition, fully enjoy the beauty of the verse, the wisdom of the insights, and the impact of the drama..



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thumbnail Title: Oedipus Rex (The Theban Plays, #1)
Author:Sophocles
ISBN :1580495931
ranting: 1.5
Reviewer: 53 Reviews
Description: what man wins happiness than just its shape and the ruin when that shape collapses Sophocles Oedipus Rex has never been surpassed for the raw and terrible power with which its hero struggles to answe

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