Oedipus the King
by Sophocles and Frederic Will and Bernard Knox


Overview - Enduring Literature Illuminated by Practical Scholarship
One noble family's descent into madness, mayhem, and murder -- the first play in Sophocles' great Theban trilogy.
This Enriched Classic Edition includes:
• A concise introduction that gives readers important background information
• Timelines of significant events in Greek history and theater that provide the book's historical context
• An outline of key themes and plot points to help readers form their own interpretations
• Detailed explanatory notes
• Critical analysis and modern perspectives on the work
• Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction
• A list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experience
Enriched Classics offer readers affordable editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and insightful commentary.
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Overview
Enduring Literature Illuminated by Practical Scholarship
One noble family's descent into madness, mayhem, and murder -- the first play in Sophocles' great Theban trilogy.
This Enriched Classic Edition includes:
• A concise introduction that gives readers important background information
• Timelines of significant events in Greek history and theater that provide the book's historical context
• An outline of key themes and plot points to help readers form their own interpretations
• Detailed explanatory notes
• Critical analysis and modern perspectives on the work
• Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction
• A list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experience
Enriched Classics offer readers affordable editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and insightful commentary. The scholarship provided in Enriched Classics enables readers to appreciate, understand, and enjoy the world's finest books to their full potential.
Series edited by Cynthia Brantley Johnson

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781416500339
  • ISBN-10: 1416500332
  • Publisher: Pocket Books
  • Publish Date: June 2005
  • Page Count: 114
  • Dimensions: 6.82 x 4.2 x 0.46 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.16 pounds

Series: Enriched Classics (Pocket)

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