Oedipus the King (Enriched Classics)

Oedipus the King (Enriched Classics) by Sophocles 1416500332 9781416500339
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Enduring Literature Illuminated by Practical Scholarship One noble familys 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 books 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 readers experienceEnriched 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 worlds finest books to their full potential.Series edited by Cynthia Brantley Johnson

Author: Sophocles

Language: English

Edition: 1

Binding: Mass Market Paperback

Pages: 144

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Publication Date: 2005-07-01

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