Sophocles: Oedipus Tyrannus

Sophocles: Oedipus Tyrannus

Sophocles: Oedipus Tyrannus

  • For ages: 12-17
  • Format: Paperback | 128 pages
  • Dimensions: 130 x 198 x 9mm | 170g
  • Publication date: 01 Feb 2004
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication City/Country: Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Language: English
  • Illustrations note: 1 colour book
  • ISBN10: 0521010721
  • ISBN13: 9780521010726
  • Bestsellers rank: 127,363

Treating ancient plays as living drama. Classical Greek drama is brought vividly to life in this series of new translations. Students are encouraged to engage with the text through detailed commentaries, including suggestions for discussion and analysis. In addition, numerous practical questions stimulate ideas on staging and encourage students to explore the play's dramatic qualities. Oedipus Tyrannus is suitable for students of both Classical Civilisation and Drama. Useful features include full synopsis of the play, commentary alongside translation for easy reference and a comprehensive introduction to the Greek Theatre. Oedipus Tyrannus is aimed primarily at A-level and undergraduate students in the UK, and college students in North America.

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