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Title Sophocles' Oedipus plays : Oedipus the king, Oedipus at Colonus, & Antigone / edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.

Publication Info. New York : Chelsea House, [1996]


Location Call No. Status
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  882 SOPHOCLES BLO    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  882.01 SOPHOCLES    Check Shelf
Description 84 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Bloom's notes
Bloom's notes.
Contents Critical views -- Pity and fear in Oedipus the King / Aris[t]otle ; Oedipus at Colonus and old age / Cicero ; Paradoxes in the story / Friedrich Nietzsche ; Moral focus of Antigone / E.S. Shuckburgh ; Sophocles' conception of the gods / T.B.L. Webster ; Dramatic technique in Oedipus the king / E.T. Owen ; Contrast between the plays / C.M. Bowra ; Wisdom, misfortune, and guilt / Cedric H. Whitman ; Existentialism in Oedipus the king / Richmond H. Hathorn ; Antigone and Ismene / G.M. Kirkwood ; Role of the gods in Antigone / H.D.F. Kitto ; Oedipus' death / Bernard M.W. Knox ; Incest and self-blinding in the play / G. Devereux ; Character of Creon / R.P. Winnington-Ingram ; Seeing in Oedipus at Colonus / David Seale ; Antigone's flaws / Richard W. Minadeo ; Antigone's Ode to man / Warren J. & Ann M. Lane ; Antigone and marriage / Sheila Murnaghan ; Oedipus' motivations / Mary Whitlock Blundell ; Burial in Antigone / Christiane Sourvinou-Inwood ; Character of Jocasta / Frederick Ahl ; Oedipus and Laius in Oedipus the king / Pietro Pucci ; Greatness of Oedipus the king / Charles Segal.
Note "A contemporary literary views book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 76-81) and index.
Summary Includes a brief biography of Sophocles, thematic and structural analysis of the work, critical views, and an index of themes and ideas.
Subject Sophocles. Oedipus Rex.
Sophocles. Oedipus at Colonus.
Sophocles. Antigone.
Oedipus (Greek mythology) in literature.
Antigone (Greek mythology) in literature.
Greek drama -- History and criticism.
Added Author Bloom, Harold.
Added Title Oedipus plays
ISBN 0791040704
0791040992 paperback
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