Oedipus Rex

Masterly use of dramatic irony greatly intensifies impact of agonizing events. Sophocles' finest play, Oedipus Rex ranks as a towering landmark of Western drama. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

Oedipus Rex

Oedipus Rex

One of the greatest of the classic Greek tragedies and a masterpiece of dramatic construction. Catastrophe ensues when King Oedipus discovers he has inadvertently killed his father and married his mother. Masterly use of dramatic irony greatly intensifies impact of agonizing events. Sophocles' finest play, Oedipus Rex ranks as a towering landmark of Western drama. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

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Oedipus Rex
Language: en
Pages: 54
Authors: Sophocles
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher: Courier Corporation

One of the greatest of the classic Greek tragedies and a masterpiece of dramatic construction. Catastrophe ensues when King Oedipus discovers he has inadvertently killed his father and married his mother. Masterly use of dramatic irony greatly intensifies impact of agonizing events. Sophocles' finest play, Oedipus Rex ranks as a
Oedipus Rex
Language: en
Pages: 109
Authors: Sophocles
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-05-19 - Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press

Oedipus Rex is the greatest of the Greek tragedies, a profound meditation on the human condition. The story of the mythological king, who is doomed to kill his father and marry his mother, has resonated in world culture for almost 2,500 years. But Sophocles’ drama as originally performed was much
Oedipus Rex
Language: en
Pages: 119
Authors: Harold Bloom
Categories: Electronic books
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Infobase Publishing

Written by Sophocles around 425 BCE, "Oedipus Rex" is a classic Greek tragedy that depicts the struggle between man and fate. Oedipus' story forms the foundation for the symbolic conflict between sons and fathers, a theme that has lost none of its dramatic punch in the ensuing centuries. The meticulous
Sophocles: Oedipus Rex
Language: en
Pages: 214
Authors: Sophocles, R. D. Dawe
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-07-27 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A revised edition of the bestselling commentary on this most important of ancient plays.
Women in Literature
Language: en
Pages: 358
Authors: Michael B. Snyder
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Looks at gender-related themes in ninety-six of the most frequently taught works of fiction, including "Anna Karenina," "Brave New World," "Great Expectations," and "Lord of the Flies."

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