Oedipus the King and Other Tragedies: Oedipus the King, Aias, Philoctetes, Oedipus at Colonus [Audiobook] download free by Sophocles

Oedipus the King and Other Tragedies: Oedipus the King, Aias, Philoctetes, Oedipus at Colonus Audiobook download free by Sophocles
  • Listen audiobook: Oedipus the King and Other Tragedies: Oedipus the King, Aias, Philoctetes, Oedipus at Colonus
  • Author: Sophocles
  • Release date: 2016/2/8
  • Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9780192806857
  • Rating: 9.33 of 10
  • Votes: 574
  • Review by: Cruz Hines
  • Review rating: 7.29 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/22
  • Duration: 4H52M3S in 256 kbps (76.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-16
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  • Total pages original book: 384
  • Includes a PDF summary of 38 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 27M18S (7.6 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Oedipus the King Aias Philoctetes Oedipus at ColonusSophocles stands as one of the greatest dramatists of all time, and one of the most influential on artists and thinkers over the centuries. In these four tragedies he portrays the extremes of human suffering and emotion, turning the heroic myths into supreme works of poetry and dramatic action. Oedipus the King follows Oedipus, the 'man of sorrow', who has unwittingly chosen to enact his prophesied course by murdering his father and marrying his mother. In Aias, the greatwarrior confronts the harrowing humiliation inflicted upon him, while Philoctetes sees a once-noble hero nursing his resentment after ten years of marooned isolation. In Oedipus at Colonus the blind Oedipus, who has wandered far and wide as a beggar, finally meets his mysterious death.These original and distinctive verse translations convey the vitality of Sophocles' poetry and the vigour of the plays in performance. Each play is accompanied by an introduction and substantial notes on topographical and mythical references and interpretation.ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Plays, Playscripts, Literary Studies: Classical, Early & Medieval, Literary Studies: Plays & Playwrights
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 10.74 USD
  • Dimensions: 141x196x18mm
  • Weight: 272g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Oxford, United Kingdom

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