Oedipus at Colonus

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Author  Andreas Markantonatos
Publisher  Walter de Gruyter
Publication Date   March 19, 2007
ISBN  3110193264
Pages  372

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This book aims to offer a contemporary literary interpretation of the play, including a readable discussion of its underlying historical, religious, moral, social, and mythical issues. Also, it discusses the most recent interpretative scholarship on the play, the main intertextual affiliations with earlier Thebes-related tragedies, especially focusing on Sophocles Antigone and Oedipus Tyrannus, and the literature and performance reception of the play; it contains an up-to-date bibliography and detailed indices.

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