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Published: 23 April 2020

128 Pages


ISBN: 9780198854838

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Sophocles: Oedipus the King

A New Verse Translation

David Kovacs

  • Includes a lively and engaging introduction and detailed notes, elucidating Sophocles' masterpiece for students at both school and university level
  • Offers an accurate yet elegant and accessible English verse translation that seeks to capture and convey the formal beauty of the Greek verse while correcting important mistranslations
  • Sets out all the staging that can be inferred from what the characters say, allowing the reader to envision the actions and providing guidance on possible productions of the play

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