The Three Theban Plays: Antigone; Oedipus the King; Oedipus at Colonus (Google eBook)
The heroic Greek dramas that have moved theatergoers and readers since the fifth century B.C.
Towering over the rest of Greek tragedy, the three plays that tell the story of the fated Theban royal family—Antigone, Oedipus the King and Oedipus at Colonus—are among the most enduring and timeless dramas ever written. Robert Fagles's authoritative and acclaimed translation conveys all of Sophocles's lucidity and power: the cut and thrust of his dialogue, his ironic edge, the surge and majesty of his choruses and, above all, the agonies and triumphs of his characters.
This Penguin Classics edition features an introduction and notes by the renowned classicist Bernard Knox.
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Review: The Three Theban Plays: Antigone / Oedipus the King / Oedipus at Colonus (The Theban Plays #1-3)User Review - Justin Evans - Goodreads
So... not over-rated. Fagles' translation is solid, much clearer than his Aeschylus, though I actually prefer the opacity he brought to that text. Of course, that might have been in Aeschylus. I will ... Read full review
Review: The Three Theban Plays: Antigone / Oedipus the King / Oedipus at Colonus (The Theban Plays #1-3)User Review - Cleo - Goodreads
Only read Oedipus for school, but I really enjoyed it. I'll probably read the other two plays in the trilogy at some point. Read full review
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