The Plays of Sophocles: Commentaries. Part IV: The Oedipus Tyrannus

  title={The Plays of Sophocles: Commentaries. Part IV: The Oedipus Tyrannus},
  author={Gordon M. Kirkwood and J. Kamerbeek},
  journal={Classical World},
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Re-experiencing the Past
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The Tragedy of Pity in Sophocles’ Oedipus Tyrannus
In Sophocles’ Oedipus Tyrannus, the pity that motivates its eponymous character to save the city of Thebes proves to be the very emotion that brings Oedipus to his self-recognition. This article
The Two Oedipuses: Sophocles, Anguillara, and the Renaissance Treatment of Myth
To discuss so minor a writer as Giovanni Andrea dell'Anguillara (ca. 1517-1571) seems like an exercise in willful obscurantism or personal enthusiasm for what is better dead and buried. Of course, it
Justice in Sophocles' Oedipus Tyrannus
Justice is a theme common to both of Sophocles' Oedipus plays, but it is subjected to scrutiny from two quite different viewpoints. The mythical Oedipus was pre-eminently suited to be an example of
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