Oedipus at Colonus: Sophocles, Athens, and the World (Google eBook)
This is the first study of Sophocles’ Oedipus at Colonus which offers a lucid discussion of the main developments in the interpretative scholarship on the play, including among others an incisive analysis of its historical, social, mythical, intertextual, and performative contexts.
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Oedipus at Colonus and the Historical Context
The Oedipus Myth I Introduction
From Homer to Euripides
Helping Friends Harming Enemies
Oedipus and Athens
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