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Oedipus the King (Plays for Performance)

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Synopsis:

College instructors as well as respected artistic directors from San Diego to Washington's Arena Stage, from the A.R.T. and Manchester's Royal Exchange to Grand Rapids, continue to choose our versions for their production and classroom use. It's because Plays for Performance are specially designed for contemporary production and study, and presented with production values uppermost in mind. Dialogue is attuned to contemporary speech and aware of modern sensibilities, allowing for comfortable performance before American audiences. Books are printed in good-sized type with wide margins, lending themselves to easy production use. The series is edited by Nicholas Rudall, former artistic director of the Court Theatre at the University of Chicago, and professor of classics at the University; and Bernard Sahlins, founder and director of The Second City.

Synopsis:

The tragedy of Oedipus, who unknowingly slays his father and marries his mother, is one of the mythical cornerstones of Western civilization. Plays for Performance Series.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781566633079
Translator:
Rudall, Nicholas
Author:
Rudall, Nicholas
Author:
Sophocles, E. A.
Author:
Sophocles
Publisher:
Ivan R. Dee Publisher
Subject:
Drama
Subject:
Ancient, Classical & Medieval
Subject:
Oedipus (greek mythology)
Subject:
Greek drama (Tragedy)
Series:
Plays for Performance
Publication Date:
September 2000
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
62
Dimensions:
8.84x5.83x.45 in. .50 lbs.

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Oedipus the King (Plays for Performance)
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Product details 62 pages Ivan R. Dee Publisher - English 9781566633079 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , College instructors as well as respected artistic directors from San Diego to Washington's Arena Stage, from the A.R.T. and Manchester's Royal Exchange to Grand Rapids, continue to choose our versions for their production and classroom use. It's because Plays for Performance are specially designed for contemporary production and study, and presented with production values uppermost in mind. Dialogue is attuned to contemporary speech and aware of modern sensibilities, allowing for comfortable performance before American audiences. Books are printed in good-sized type with wide margins, lending themselves to easy production use. The series is edited by Nicholas Rudall, former artistic director of the Court Theatre at the University of Chicago, and professor of classics at the University; and Bernard Sahlins, founder and director of The Second City.
"Synopsis" by , The tragedy of Oedipus, who unknowingly slays his father and marries his mother, is one of the mythical cornerstones of Western civilization. Plays for Performance Series.
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