The three Theban plays

Book Cover
Average Rating
Author:
Publisher:
Penguin Books,
Pub. Date:
1984.
Language:
English
Description
The heroic Greek dramas that have moved theatergoers and readers since the fifth century B.C. Towering over the rest of Greek tragedy, the three plays that tell the story of the fated Theban royal family-- Antigone, Oedipus the King and Oedipus at Colonus-- are among the most enduring and timeless dramas ever written. Robert Fagles's authoritative and acclaimed translation conveys all of Sophocles's lucidity and power: the cut and thrust of his dialogue, his ironic edge, the surge and majesty of his choruses and, above all, the agonies and triumphs of his characters. This Penguin Classics edition features an introduction and notes by the renowned classicist Bernard Knox. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
Also in this Series
More Like This
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID f60b38a2-a7b6-073c-96ca-dba0dbe0cf8a
Grouping Title three theban plays
Grouping Author sophocles
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-07-16 07:11:45AM
Last Indexed 2018-07-16 07:14:57AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
auth_author2 Fagles, Robert., Knox, Bernard, 1914-2010
author Sophocles.
author2-role Fagles, Robert., Knox, Bernard,1914-2010
author_display Sophocles
available_at_aacpl Severna Park Library
collection_aacpl ADULT
detailed_location_aacpl Broadneck Library - Nonfiction, Maryland City at Russett Library - Nonfiction, Severna Park Library - Nonfiction
display_description
format_aacpl Book
format_category_aacpl Books
id f60b38a2-a7b6-073c-96ca-dba0dbe0cf8a
isbn 9780140444254
item_details ils:a88504|31997062220736|Broadneck Library - Nonfiction|882 SOPHOCLES|||1|false|false|||||Checked Out|Jul 10, 2018|BDN||, ils:a88504|31997066993692|Severna Park Library - Nonfiction|882 SOPHOCLES|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Apr 30, 2018|S-PK||, ils:a88504|31997082661257|Maryland City at Russett Library - Nonfiction|882 SOPHOCLES|||1|false|false|||||Checked Out|Jul 16, 2018|MDC||
itype_aacpl Adult Nonfiction
last_indexed 2018-07-16T11:14:57.333Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_aacpl 882 SOPHOCLES
owning_library_aacpl Anne Arundel County Public Library
owning_location_aacpl Broadneck Library, Maryland City at Russett Library, Severna Park Library
primary_isbn 9780140444254
publishDate 1984
record_details ils:a88504|Book|Books||English|Penguin Books,|1984.|430 p. : geneal. table ; 18 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_aacpl
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:a88504 31997082661257 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false true
ils:a88504 31997066993692 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:a88504 31997062220736 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false true
subject_facet Antigone (Greek mythology) -- Drama, Greek drama, Greek drama (Tragedy) -- Translations into English, Oedipus (Greek mythology) -- Drama, Seven against Thebes (Greek mythology) -- Drama, Sophocles -- Translations into English, Tragedies
title_display The three Theban plays
title_full The three Theban plays / Sophocles ; translated by Robert Fagles ; introductions and notes by Bernard Knox
title_short The three Theban plays
topic_facet Antigone (Greek mythology), Greek drama, Greek drama (Tragedy), Oedipus (Greek mythology), Seven against Thebes (Greek mythology), Sophocles