Oedipus Rex Sophocles by Prof. Harold Bloom

Oedipus Rex Sophocles

Written by Prof. Harold Bloom
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Part of the Modern Critical Interpretations Series


Oedipus Rex Sophocles by Prof. Harold Bloom

Written by Sophocles around 425 BCE, Oedipus Rex, or Oedipus the King is a classic Greek tragedy in that it depicts the search for self-understanding, and the struggle between man and fate. The story forms the foundation for the symbolic conflict between fathers and sons. Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations offers a range of salient critical viewpoints on this, one of history's most important plays. Thoughtful analyses are supplemented by features that make this resource ideal for those preparing in-depth research papers.


Students preparing research papers and students boning up for class will reach eagerly for these well-designed additions to accessible literary criticism...

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245 pages


Prof. Harold Bloom
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Chelsea House Publishers

Publication date

15th December 2006



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