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Oedipus Rex

Sophocles - Drama - 2011 - 109 pages
Oedipus Rex is the greatest of the Greek tragedies, a profound meditation on the human condition. The story of the mythological king, who is doomed to kill his father and marry ...
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The Wound and the Blessing: Economics, Relationships, and Happiness

Luigino Bruni - Religion - 2012 - 123 pages
Bruni offers an authoritative and innovative look at the cultural and anthropological premises underlying contemporary market economies and their promises. He points out the ...
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Radical Theatre: Greek Tragedy in the Modern World

Rush Rehm - Literary Criticism - 2014 - 160 pages
Why should Greek tragedy matter now? This book opens a dialogue between the tragic theatre in ancient Athens and the multiple performances of the modern world. In five ...
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The Wound and the Dream: Sixty Years of American Poems about the Spanish ...

Cary Nelson - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 329 pages
When the United States and other powers declined to help fight fascist power at the onset of the Spanish Civil War, forty thousand private citizens from fifty-two countries ...
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Oedipus Rex

Harold Bloom - Electronic books - 2007 - 119 pages
Written by Sophocles around 425 BCE, "Oedipus Rex" is a classic Greek tragedy that depicts the struggle between man and fate. Oedipus' story forms the foundation for the ...
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The Experience of Tragic Judgment

Julen Etxabe - Law - 2013 - 263 pages
Adjudication between conflicting normative universes that do not share the same vocabulary, standards of rationality, and moral commitments cannot be resolved by recourse to ...
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Discovering the Subject in Renaissance England

Elizabeth Hanson - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 208 pages
An exploration of the 'subject' (private self and public citizen) as object of discovery in Renaissance writing.
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