The Complete Sophocles: Volume I: The Theban Plays by Peter Burian

The Complete Sophocles: Volume I: The Theban Plays

EditorPeter Burian, Alan Shapiro

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This is the third omnibus edition in the Greek Tragedy in New Translations series.Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly re-create the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, the Greek Tragedy in New Translations offers new translations that go beyond the literal meaning of the Greek in order toevoke the poetry of the originals.

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Peter Burian is Professor of Classical Studies at Duke University. A critic and translator, he has published widely on Greek drama and its reception. Alan Shapiro is Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is the author of numerous volumes of poetry, including The Dead Alive and...
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Title:The Complete Sophocles: Volume I: The Theban PlaysFormat:PaperbackDimensions:456 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.68 inPublished:November 4, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Oedipus the KingStephen Berg, poet; Diskin Clay, Duke University: IntroductionOedipus the KingNotesOedipus at ColonusEamon Grennan, poet; Rachel Kitzinger, Vassar College: IntroductionOedipus at ColonusNotesAntigoneReginald Gibbons, Northwestern University; the late Charles Segal, classicist: IntroductionAntigoneNotesGlossaryFor Further Reading