Oedipus Rex Sophocles by Prof. Harold Bloom
  

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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.

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Each essay is well-defined and laboriously researched, and each opinion is defended within its context...The book is a useful tool for students needing to examine the themes and context of Tolkien's work.

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Format

Hardback

Author

Prof. Harold Bloom
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Publisher

Chelsea House Publishers

Publication date

15th December 2006

ISBN

9780791093092


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