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Oedipus the King
by Sophocles and David Grene


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Available for the first time as an independent work, David Grene s legendary translation of "Oedipus the King" renders Sophocles Greek into cogent, vivid, and poetic English for a new generation to savor. Over the years, Grene and Lattimore s "Complete Greek Tragedies" have been the preferred choice of millions of readers for personal libraries, individual study, and classroom use.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Available for the first time as an independent work, David Grene s legendary translation of "Oedipus the King" renders Sophocles Greek into cogent, vivid, and poetic English for a new generation to savor. Over the years, Grene and Lattimore s "Complete Greek Tragedies" have been the preferred choice of millions of readers for personal libraries, individual study, and classroom use. This new, stand-alone edition of Sophocles searing tale of jealousy, rage, and revenge will continue the tradition of the University of Chicago Press s classic series.
Praise for David Grene and Richmond Lattimore s "Complete Greek Tragedies"

This is it. No qualifications. Go out and buy it everybody. Kenneth Rexroth, "Nation
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The translations deliberately avoid the highly wrought and affectedly poetic; their idiom is contemporary. . . . They have life and speed and suppleness of phrase. "Times Education Supplement
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  • ISBN-13: 9780226768687
  • ISBN-10: 0226768686
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • Publish Date: March 2010
  • Page Count: 76


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