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Oedipus Rex

by Sophocles | 15 March 2012
Category: Performing Arts
Synopsis
Oedipus Rex is the greatest of the Greek tragedies. The story of the mythological king, who is doomed to kill his father and marry his mother, has resonated in world culture for almost 2,500 years. But Sophocles' drama as originally performed was much more than a great story--it remains a superb poetic script and exciting theatrical experience, now faithfully brought to life in this English translation and audiobook. David Mulroy's brilliant verse rendition of Oedipus Rex recaptures the aesthetic and theatrical power of Sophocles' masterpiece while also achieving a highly accurate translation in clear, contemporary English. Professional actors from the American Players Theatre re-create Sophocles' pulsing, iambic rhythms with vitality and hypnotic forward momentum. Faculty and students from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Music perform the choruses and other music, based on ancient Greek modes.
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Synopsis
Oedipus Rex is the greatest of the Greek tragedies. The story of the mythological king, who is doomed to kill his father and marry his mother, has resonated in world culture for almost 2,500 years. But Sophocles' drama as originally performed was much more than a great story--it remains a superb poetic script and exciting theatrical experience, now faithfully brought to life in this English translation and audiobook. David Mulroy's brilliant verse rendition of Oedipus Rex recaptures the aesthetic and theatrical power of Sophocles' masterpiece while also achieving a highly accurate translation in clear, contemporary English. Professional actors from the American Players Theatre re-create Sophocles' pulsing, iambic rhythms with vitality and hypnotic forward momentum. Faculty and students from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Music perform the choruses and other music, based on ancient Greek modes.
€33.53
100 Reward Points
Currently out of stock
Delivery in 5-7 Days
Eligible for free delivery

Any purchases for more than €10 are eligible for free delivery anywhere in the UK or Ireland!


Product Details

ISBN - 9780299282578
Format -
Publisher -
Published - 15/03/2012
Categories - All, Books, Fiction, Literature, Literary Reference & Essays, All, Books, Entertainment and Music, Entertainment Books, Performing Arts
No. of Pages - 0
Weight - 100
Edition - 1
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 0
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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