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The Eternal Return: Oedipus, The Tempest, Forbidden Planet
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Series: Tales of the Mythic World, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 33,850. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
The Eternal Return is Volume II of the Tales of the Mythic World series. This narrative discusses the relationship between Sophocles' Oedipus at Colonus (429 BC), Shakespeare's The Tempest (1611), and the Adler/Hume movie Forbidden Planet (1956). It also delves into the relationships between the authors' lives and their work.
The Oedipus Trilogy In Plain and Simple English
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 34. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 111,850. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
Sophocles was the Aaron Spelling of ancient Greek world--his plays had all the makings of a modern soap! But archaic translations of his ancient work make it almost impossible to see any of the Melrose Place-like plots! BookCaps can help readers who have struggled in the past with Sophocles classic plays with this modern retelling.
Ready Reference Treatise: Oedipus Rex
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Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 5 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 26. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Oedipus Rex or Oedipus the King is one of the most famous Athenian tragedies by the Greek playwright Sophocles.
Antigone In Texas
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Series: Read A Play, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,450. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
Sophocles classic Greek tragedy is retold in the time of the Texas War against Mexico. Antigone, one of two remaining sisters of the incestuous marriage of their father and his mother, decides to bury her beaten and disgraced brother, the general and emperor of Mexico, against the orders of her uncle, General Creon.
Antigone (Sophocles): Review Guide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
This eBook is a short and concise review guide of Antigone by Sophocles. The review includes a short summary of the whole novel, major themes in the novel and explanations of those themes relations to the book, a character guide with brief details on the characters, and chapter reviews written in bullet point that go into more detail than the book summary.
Ismene
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,260. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
The war of the Seven Against Thebes is ended, and after the fierce civil strife, the city needs a strong ruler. Or so thinks Creon, the regent, who decrees that no one should bury the body of the renegade, his nephew, as a warning to traitors. But can a man make laws not in accord with justice? In this retelling of Antigone, the question is posed from a new angle: the slow sister, Ismene.
Edipo a Colono
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,890. Language: Italian. Published: August 20, 2013 by Michael Hamilton. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
Oedipus at Colonus (also Oedipus Coloneus, Ancient Greek: Οἰδίπους ἐπὶ Κολωνῷ, Oidipous epi Kolōnō) is one of the three Theban plays of the Athenian tragedian Sophocles. It was written shortly before Sophocles' death in 406 BC and produced by his grandson (also called Sophocles) at the Festival of Dionysus in 401 BC. In the timeline of the plays, the events of Oedipus at Colonus occur after Oedipu
Luna Waxing: Book 1 of the Luna Cycle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,640. Language: American English. Published: January 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
What would you do if you couldn’t hug, kiss, or touch the person closest to you? Celeste Nix thinks she going to a college like any other. And it is, except for some of the people in class. There is Iris, the three-color-dyed-hair pixie girl. There is Hunter, the hunky soccer playing senior. There is Lupe, the modern day Wicca. And then there is Haruki. She doesn't know what he is. Yet.
The Judgment of Paris
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Price: Free! Words: 16,460. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Euphorion, son of Aeschylus, will stop at nothing to outshine his father's glory in theater. Even if it means cheating!
Antigone by Sophocles: A Study Guide
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Series: Study Guides, Book 21. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Need help understanding Antigone? This Guide puts this third play in the trilogy by Sophocles in context. Included in the guide is the structure of Greek plays, background information on Greece, central issues of the play, its themes, questions to deepen your understanding for each section of the play. a familiarization with literary terms activity and two graphics.