9780393098747

Oedipus Tyrannus (Norton Critical Edition)

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    9780393098747

  • ISBN10:

    0393098745

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Textbook Paperback
  • Copyright: 1970-07-17
  • Publisher: W W NORTON

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Summary

This translation is for the contemporary reader. Specifically commissioned for stage production, it rings easily on the modern ear and yet remains faithful to Sophocles' original, avoiding the archaisms of other translations.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
The Text of Sophocles' Oedipus Tyrannus 1(33)
Map
34(1)
Passages from Ancient Authors
35(8)
Homer's Odyssey, Book 11, lines 271--280
37(1)
Thucydides' Account of the Plague
37(3)
Jocasta's Opening Speech in Euripides' Phoenissae
40(3)
Religion and Psychology: Some Studies
43(30)
[The Origin of the Oedipus Myth]
45(2)
Martin P. Nilsson
[Oedipus and Job]
47(5)
Meyer Fortes
Oracles and Dramaturgy
52(7)
Gordon M. Kirkwood
Taboo and Neurotic Guilt in the Oedipus Theme
59(10)
Thalia Phillies Feldman
[The Oedipus Complex]
69(4)
Sigmund Freud
Criticism
73(187)
Essays in Criticism
75(116)
Selections from Aristotle's Poetics
75(7)
[Sophoclean Characters]
82(24)
C. M. Bowra
[The Characters of the Oedipus Tyrannus]
106(2)
R. C. Jebb
Oedipus Tyrannus
108(5)
S. M. Adams
Drama of Dramas: The Oedipus Tyrannus
113(15)
A. J. A. Waldock
[Oedipus: An Analytic Tragedy]
128(4)
Albin Lesky
[Sophocles and the Tragic Character]
132(3)
Werner Jaeger
[The Triple Fate of Oedipus]
135(1)
Friedrich Nietzsche
[The Tyrannus: Action and Actors]
136(10)
John Jones
[The Drama of Oedipus]
146(2)
D. W. Lucas
[Oedipus and God]
148(17)
Bernard M. W. Knox
[Jocasta]
165(6)
Cedric H. Whitman
[The Chorus in the Tyrannus]
171(7)
Richmond Lattimore
Oedipus and the Absurd Life
178(4)
Robert Cohen
Oedipus Rex: The Tragic Rhythm of Action
182(5)
Francis Fergusson
Hamlet and the Oedipus
187(4)
H. D. F. Kitto
The Problem of Guilt
191(69)
The Innocence of Oedipus
191(13)
J. T. Sheppard
[The Flaw of Oedipus]
204(3)
Laszlo Versenyi
The Guilt of Oedipus
207(11)
P. H. Vellacott
On Misunderstanding the Oedipus Rex
218(11)
E. R. Dodds
The Chorus in Oedipus Tyrannus
229(17)
P. H. Vellacott
The Innocence of Oedipus
246(4)
Thomas Gould
The Guilt of Oedipus
250(10)
Philip Wheelwright
Bibliography 260

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