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- Penguin Publishing Group 1984; US$ 15.00
The heroic Greek dramas that have moved theatergoers and readers since the fifth century B.C. Towering over the rest of Greek tragedy, the three plays that tell the story of the fated Theban royal family? Antigone, Oedipus the King and Oedipus at Colonus? are among the most enduring and timeless dramas ever written. Robert Fagles's authoritative... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2001; US$ 6.95
Woodruff's work with Peter Meineck makes this text one that is accessible to today's students and could be staged for modern audiences. Line notes printed at the bottom of the page bring a reader further quick assistance. . . . The choral odes as rendered here deserve special notice. After giving a succinct analysis of each in his introduction, Woodruff... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 5.95
This is an English translation of Sophocles? tragedy of Antigone and her fate when she decides to bury her dead brother Polyneices. Focus Classical Library provides close translations with notes and essays to provide access to understanding Greek culture. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1978; US$ 5.99
Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly recreate the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, the Greek Tragedy in New Translations series offers new translations that go beyond the literal meaning of the Greek in order to evoke the sense of poetry evident in the originals.... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2003; US$ 11.95
This volume offers the fruits of Peter Meineck and Paul Woodruff's dynamic collaboration on the plays of Sophocles' Theban cycle, presenting the translators' Oedipus Tyrannus ; along with Woodruff's Antigone ; and a muscular new Oedipus at Colonus by Meineck. Grippingly readable, all three translations combine fidelity to the Greek... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99
Extrait : "Enfants, jeune postérité de l'antique Cadmus, pourquoi vous pressez-vous sur ces degrés ? Pourquoi ces rameaux suppliants que je vois dans vos mains ?" À PROPOS DES ÉDITIONS LIGARAN Les éditions LIGARAN proposent des versions numériques de qualité de grands livres de la littérature classique mais également des livres rares en partenariat... more...
- Fayard/Mille et une nuits 2000; Not Available
La peste règne à Thèbes. Pour mettre fin à l'épidémie, l'oracle de Delphes réclame que soit puni le meurtrier de l'ancien roi Laïos. Au fil des interrogatoires, Oedipe mène l'enquête et découvre la vérité sur ses origines : les destin tragique rejaillit sur chacun, Jocaste se pend et lui-même se crève les yeux. more...
- The Floating Press 1912; US$ 4.99
Oedipus the King is Sophocles' legendary rendition of the myth of the great king Oedipus, perhaps the best known of all of the Greek Tragedies. When an oracle foretells that the young prince Oedipus will grow up to murder his father he is cast out of the kingdom by the king who hopes by doing so that he will avoid his fate. Oedipus grows up and... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2006; US$ 6.99
Oedipus the King ? Antigone ? Electra ? Ajax Trachinian Women ? Philoctetes ? Oedipus at Colonus The greatest of the Greek tragedians, Sophocles wrote over 120 plays, surpassing his older contemporary Aeschylus and the younger Euripides in literary output as well as in the number of prizes awarded his works. Only the seven... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 9.99
Centering on the Greek army's attempt to win the trust of their master bowman Philoctetes, without whom they cannot win the Trojan War, Philoctetes is a morally complex and timelessly relevant meditation on ends and means, on patriotism, and on the relationship between public duty and private interest. more...