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  • Antigoneby Sophocles; Paul Woodruff

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2001; US$ 6.50

    "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,... more...

  • Four Tragediesby Sophocles; Peter Meineck; Paul Woodruff

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2007; US$ 10.95

    Meineck and Woodruff's new annotated translations of Sophocles' Ajax, Women of Trachis, Electra, and Philoctetes combine the same standards of accuracy, concision, clarity, and powerful speech that have so often made their Theban Plays a source of epiphany in the classroom and of understanding in the theatre. more...

  • The Three Theban Playsby Sophocles; Robert Fagles; Bernard Knox

    Penguin Group US 1984; US$ 14.95

    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...

  • Oedipus Trilogyby Sophocles; F. Storr

    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...

  • Antigone (NHB Modern Plays)by Sophocles; Owen McCafferty

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 14.57

    A muscular version of Sophocles' timeless masterpiece, offering a profound reflection on the nature of power, democracy and human rights. The war has ended, but with peace comes conflict. Antigone?s brother Polyneices lies on the battlefield where he fell, his burial outlawed by Creon, the new king of Thebes. Should Antigone obey Creon, or must... more...

  • Electraby Frank McGuinness; Sophocles

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 14.57

    Locked into a bloody cycle of murder and reprisal, Electra, haunted by her father's assassination, is consumed by grief and a thirst for vengeance. When her brother Orestes at last returns, she urges him to a savage and terrifying conclusion. Frank McGuinness's charged adaptation of Sophocles' powerful tragedy was first performed at the Chichester... more...

  • The Complete Plays of Sophoclesby Sophocles

    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...

  • Sophocles' Oedipus at Colonusby Sophocles

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 14.99

    The latest title to join the acclaimed "Greek Tragedy in New Translations" series, "Sophocles' "Oedipus at Colonus"" tells the story of the last day in the life of Oedipus. It was written at the end of the fifth century BCE in Athens, in the final years of the "Golden Age" of Athenian culture, and in the last year of Sophocles' own life. At the center... more...

  • Antigoneby Sophocles

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 8.99

    Echoing through western culture for more than two millennia, Sophocles' play has been a touchstone of thinking about human conflict and human tragedy, the role of the divine in human life, and the degree to which men and women are the creators of their own destiny. This translation of the Antigone is both extremely faithful to the Greek. more...

  • Philoctetesby Sophocles

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 14.99

    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...