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Sophocles - Oedipus the King (Greek Tragedy in New Translations) - 9780195054934 - KSS0001683
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Oedipus the King (Greek Tragedy in New Translations)

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Description for Oedipus the King (Greek Tragedy in New Translations) Paperback. A reprint of the translation previously published in the "Greek Tragedy in New Translations" series, Sophocles' timeless work is the most famous of all Greek tragedies. Translator(s): Berg, Stephen; Clay, Diskin. Series: Greek Tragedy in New Translations. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 136 x 7. Weight in Grams: 106. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
In this highly-acclaimed translation of the most famous of all Greek tragedies, Stephen Berg – a well-known poet – and Diskin Clay – a distinguished classicist – combine their talents to produce a powerful version of Sophocles' timeless work. The volume also contains a critical introduction, commentary on difficult passages, stage directions, and glossaries of myythical and geographical terms.

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Oxford University Press Inc
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Greek Tragedy in New Translations
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New York, United States
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About Sophocles
Stephen Berg is a founder and co-editor of the American Poetry Review and the author of several volumes of poetry, including The Daughters, Grief, Akmatova at the Black Gates, and In It. Diskin Clay, Professor of Classics at Johns Hopkins University, is the author of numerous articles, translations, and reviews in classical journals.

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'The editors have selected translators who know Greek but who are poets themselves. The result ... is excellent' Tony Butler, Irish Press 'An excellent translation which more than most succeeds in capturing the poetry and the intensity of the original and so presents a realistic rendering of a classic...the modern rader hoping to glimpse the nature of Greek tragedy will ... Read more

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