Book , Print in English

Oedipus

Lowell Edmunds.
  • London ; New York : Routledge, 2006.
  • xvi, 177 pages : illustrations maps ; 21 cm.
  • Eisenhower B Level
    BL820.O43 E36 2006 c. 1
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Summary
  • "Oedipus does what no other volume has done before. It analyzes the long and varied history of the myth from ancient times to the modern day and the broad sweep of media in which it has been represented. Lowell Edmunds' Oedipus is an indispensable guide to the myth of Oedipus." --Book Jacket.
Contents
  • Why Oedipus?
  • 1. Oedipus before tragedy
  • 2. Oedipus on stage : fifth-century tragedy
  • 3. Latin Oedipus : Rome and the Middle Ages
  • 4. Rediscovery of Sophocles : from the Renaissance to the eighteenth century
  • 5. inward turn : nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [157]-168) and index.
ISBN
  • 0415329345 (hbk.)
  • 9780415329347 (hbk.)
  • 0415329353 (pbk.)
  • 9780415329354 (pbk.)
  • 0203391357 (ebk.)
  • 9780203391358 (ebk.)
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2006016085
  • OCLC: 69027988
  • OCLC: 69027988