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The Theban Plays by Sophocles

The Theban Plays

The Theban Plays by Sophocles
Oct 18, 1994 | 280 Pages
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    Oct 18, 1994 | 280 Pages

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“[Oedipus the King] is Sophocles’ most famous play and the most celebrated play of Greek drama . . . Aristotle cites it as the best model for a tragic plot . . . Freud recognized the play’s power to dramatize the process by which we uncover hidden truths about ourselves . . . Sophocles is more interested in how Oedipus pieces together the isolated fragments of his past to discover who and what he is and in tracing the hero’s response to this new vision of himself.”—from the Introduction by Charles Segal

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