Item description for Oedipus at Colonus: Sophocles, Athens, and the World (Untersuchungen Zur Antiken Literatur Und Geschichte) by Andreas Markantonatos...
This book aims to offer a contemporary literary interpretation of the play, including a readable discussion of its underlying historical, religious, moral, social, and mythical issues. Also, it discusses the most recent interpretative scholarship on the play, the main intertextual affiliations with earlier Thebes-related tragedies, especially focusing on Sophocles Antigone and Oedipus Tyrannus, and the literature and performance reception of the play; it contains an up-to-date bibliography and detailed indices.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.2" Width: 6.4" Height: 1" Weight: 1.4 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2007
Publisher Walter de Gruyter
ISBN 3110193264 ISBN13 9783110193268
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More About Andreas Markantonatos
Andreas Markantonatos is Lecturer in Greek at the University of Patras, Greece.