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Mourning Becomes Electra

by Eugene O'Neill

<p> <strong>Mourning becomes Electra is a play cycle written by American playwright Eugene O'Neill. The play premiered on Broadway at the Guild Theatre on 26 October 1931 where it ran for 150 performances before closing in March 1932. In May ...

ISBN: 1230000126115

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Oedipus at Colonus

by Sophocles

Perhaps the most philosophical of the three Theban plays, "Oedipus at Colonus" continues the story begun in "Oedipus the King." Oedipus is a blind beggar, tainted by his past, and nearing the end of his life. He travels with his daughter, ...

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Oedipus at Colonus

by Sophocles

<p> <span>Oedipus, the blind and banished King of Thebes, has come in his wanderings to Colonus, a deme of Athens, led by his daughter Antigone. He sits to rest on a rock just within a sacred grove of the Furies and is bidden depart by a passing

ISBN: 9788281091962

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Oedipus The King

by Sophocles

<p>Oedipus The King<br /> Sophocles, one of three ancient Greek tragedians (497B.C.-406B.C.)</p> <p>This ebook presents &laquo;Oedipus The King&raquo;, from Sophocles. A dynamic table of contents enables to jump directly to the chapter ...

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Oedipus the King

A New Translation

by Sophocles

<p>Among the most celebrated plays of ancient Athens, <em>Oedipus the King</em> is one of seven surviving dramas by the great Greek playwright, Sophocles, now available from Harper Perennial in a vivid and dynamic new translation by ...

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Oedipus the King

by Sophocles

<p>Available for the first time as an independent work, David Grene’s legendary translation of <em>Oedipus the King</em> renders Sophocles’ Greek into cogent, vivid, and poetic English for a new generation to savor. Over the years, Grene and ...

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Oedipus the King

by Sophocles

A priest and the chorus of Thebans arrive at the palace to call upon their King, Oedipus, to aid them with the plague. Oedipus had sent his brother-in-law Creon to ask help of the oracle at Delphi, and he returns at that moment. Creon says the ...

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Oedipus the King

by Sophocles

<p>Skyros Publishing is dedicated to reproducing the finest books ever written and letting readers of all ages experience a classic for the first time or revisit a past favorite.</p> <p>Oedipus the King, a tragedy written by Sophocles, is ...

ISBN: 9781518334856

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Oedipus The King

by Sophocles

At the beginning of the play Oedipus is portrayed as the hero, who delivered Thebes from the terror of the Sphinx.<br>Fate is a theme that often occurs in Greek writing, tragedies in particular. The idea that attempting to avoid an oracle is the

ISBN: 9781681055534

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Oedipus Trilogy

by Sophocles

<p>Oedipus was the son of King Laius and Queen Jocasta. Before he was born, his parents consulted the Oracle at Delphi. The Oracle prophesied that Oedipus would murder his father and marry his mother. In an attempt to prevent this prophecy's ...

ISBN: 9781515412113

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Once Upon a time, did others too lose their way like this?

by Mayassa AL-Tajir

<p>Once upon a time, is it possible that others too lost their way like this? a play with a cast of 11 based on Boudicca the great Queen of Icini.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781465830289

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Pandora's Box

by Brian Twiddy

<p>A short, funny play about the Ancient Greek Myths, for children aged between 7 and 12. The book includes craft activities relevant to the play.<br />Zeus has a plan. He wants to populate the world with creatures. He also wants to be ...

ISBN: 9781301890378

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Philoctetes

by Sophocles

One of only seven surviving plays written by the great Greek tragedian Sophocles, "Philoctetes" follows the life of a unique and important man through his trials and triumphs. The only man willing to light the funeral pyre of Hercules, ...

ISBN: 9781420936674

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Philoctetes

by Sophocles

<p>The winner of the Festival of Dionysus in 409 BC, 'Philoctetes' describes the attempt by Neoptolemus and Odysseus to bring disabled master archer, Philoctetes, with them to Troy. The play covers several deep, contentious themes, including ...

ISBN: 9781515413073

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Plays of Sophocles: Oedipus the King; Oedipus at Colonus; Antigone

Bestsellers and famous Books

by Sophocles

Oedipus the King orOedipus Rex, is an Athenian tragedy by Sophocles that was first performed around 429 BC. Originally, to the ancient Greeks, the title was simply Oedipus, as it is referred to by Aristotle in the Poetics. It is thought to have ...

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Poetics

by Aristotle

<p>Aristotle's 'Poetics' is the earliest surviving work of dramatic theory and the first extant philosophical treatise to focus on literary theory.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781515413004

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Pollastra and the Origins of Twelfth Night

Parthenio, commedia (1516) with an English Translation

by Louise George Clubb

<p>Pollastra and the Origins of Twelfth Night addresses two closely linked and increasingly studied issues: the nature of the relation of Shakespeare's plays to Italian culture, and the technology of modern theater invented in Renaissance Italy.

ISBN: 9781351151542

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Pride and prejudice

by Jane Austen

<p>Pride and Prejudice is a novel of manners by Jane Austen, first published in 1813. The story follows the main character, Elizabeth Bennet, as she deals with issues of manners, upbringing, morality, education, and marriage in the society of ...

ISBN: 9786050330304

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Privacy in the Age of Shakespeare

by Ronald Huebert

<p>For at least a generation, scholars have asserted that privacy barely existed in the early modern era. The divide between the public and private was vague, they say, and the concept, if it was acknowledged, was rarely valued. In <em>Privacy ...

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Prometheus Bound

and The Seven Against Thebes

by Aeschylus

<p> &quot;Prometheus Bound&quot; is the first and only surviving play in a trilogy of tragedies called the Prometheia by Aeschylus featuring the Titan Prometheus who is bound to a rock as punishment by Zeus for providing the knowledge of fire to

ISBN: 1230000101321

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