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Searching for Oedipus
Language: en
Pages: 278
Authors: Kenneth Glazer
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-15 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

In Searching for Oedipus, attorney Ken Glazer recounts his decades-long quest to answer the Riddle of Oedipus: why Oedipus Rex, after 2,500 years, still wields such enormous power. Along the way he slices through the scholarly debate, laying bare the many ways this ancient masterpiece still speaks to us today.
In Search of the Classical World
Language: en
Pages: 205
Authors: Dudley J. Moore
Categories: Civilization, Aegean
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

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Oedipus at Thebes
Language: en
Pages: 281
Authors: Bernard Knox
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-01-01 - Publisher: Yale University Press

Examines the way in which Sophocles' play "Oedipus Tyrannus" and its hero, Oedipus, King of Thebes, were probably received in their own time and place, and relates this to twentieth-century receptions and interpretations, including those of Sigmund Freud.
Oedipus the King
Language: en
Pages: 114
Authors: Sophocles
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988-03-31 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Dramatizes the story of Oedipus, who killed his father and married his mother.
The Platonic Odyssey
Language: en
Pages: 187
Authors: Amihud Gilead
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: Rodopi

This book is a detailed study of how Plato constructs his seminal philosophical dialogue, the Phaedo, as a unique tragedy, a poetic masterpiece whose structure is organic and symmetrical. Plato's mental Odyssey leads to the internal drama of the Phaedo plot. The analysis examines how Plato's literary art overcomes the