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Published: 19 May 2015

240 Pages

8.5 x 5.3 inches

ISBN: 9780199286232

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Sophocles: Four Tragedies

Oedipus the King, Aias, Philoctetes, Oedipus at Colonus

Oliver Taplin

  • An important new verse translation of four of Greek tragedian Sophocles' plays, including Oedipus the King
  • The volume includes a substantial introduction to Sophocles, his cultural context, and theatrical resources
  • The translation focuses on the perfomance and dramatic vigour of the plays, making it equally suitable for performance and reading