The Oedipus Cycle, an English Version

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Harcourt, Brace & World, 1949 - Drama - 257 pages
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English versions of Sophocles' three great tragedies based on the myth of Oedipus, translated for a modern audience by two gifted poets. Index.

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Review: The Oedipus Cycle: Oedipus Rex / Oedipus at Colonus / Antigone (The Theban Plays #13)

User Review  - Tony D. - Goodreads

What just happened? I had to read a lot of wiki entries to follow the plot. It's broken up into three plays, about a guy who was fated to bang his mom, kill his dad, and fall into depravity. My type of story. Read full review

Review: The Oedipus Cycle: Oedipus Rex / Oedipus at Colonus / Antigone (The Theban Plays #13)

User Review  - Alessandra Pacheco - Goodreads

Endlessly fascinating and a riveting insight to the desperation of man Read full review

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About the author (1949)

Dudley Fitts (1903-1968), a renowned poet, critic and translator, authored and translated over 20 books. One of the preeminent twentieth century scholars of Greek literature, his English translations of the ancient Greek classics are much praised for their accessibility and their appeal to contemporary readers.

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