CliffsNotes on Sophocles' Oedipus Trilogy (Cliffsnotes Literature Guides)

4 avg rating
( 17 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780764585814: CliffsNotes on Sophocles' Oedipus Trilogy (Cliffsnotes Literature Guides)

The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format.

CliffsNotes on The Oedipus Trilogy is your ticket to a greater understanding of three tragic dramas from Sophocles. Meet the subject of these plays: Oedipus, the banished king of Greek mythology who killed his father and married his mother. Oedipus The King, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone are timeless works that continue to captivate audiences even today.

This study guide covers all three plays with critical commentaries, summaries, and character analyses—tools designed to open your eyes to the richness of Sophocles' work. Other features that help you study include

  • Life and background of the playwright, Sophocles
  • An introduction to Greek theatre
  • A character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the characters
  • Critical essays on fate and ritual and transcendence in the Oedipus Trilogy
  • A review section that tests your knowledge
  • A Resource Center full of books, films, and Internet sites

Classic literature or modern-day treasure—you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Back Cover:

Oedipus, the banished king of Greek mythology who killed his father and married his mother, is the subject of Sophocles' Oedipus Trilogy, a series of three tragedies that tell a connected story. Despite their antiquity, these timeless works bring up questions that remain relevant in our society, and their exciting, colorful stories have a universal appeal that still captivates readers.

This volume covers Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone.

About the Author:

REGINA HIGGINS has been an educational writer for fifteen years. She has a Ph.D in English from Indiana University.

CHARLES HIGGINS has been an educational writer for fifteen years. He has a Ph.D in English from Indiana University.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 5.99
US$ 5.30

Convert Currency

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Charles B. Higgins, Regina Higgins
Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, United States (2000)
ISBN 10: 0764585819 ISBN 13: 9780764585814
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, United States, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New edition. 206 x 132 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Oedipus, the banished king of Greek mythology who killed his father and married his mother, is the subject of Sophocles Oedipus Trilogy, a series of three tragedies that tell a connected story. Despite their antiquity, these timeless works bring up questions that remain relevant in our society, and their exciting, colorful stories have a universal appeal that still captivates readers. This volume covers Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone. Bookseller Inventory # AA99780764585814

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 5.30
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Regina Higgins; Charles Higgins
ISBN 10: 0764585819 ISBN 13: 9780764585814
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97807645858140000000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 5.31
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Charles B. Higgins, Regina Higgins
Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, United States (2000)
ISBN 10: 0764585819 ISBN 13: 9780764585814
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, United States, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New edition. 206 x 132 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Oedipus, the banished king of Greek mythology who killed his father and married his mother, is the subject of Sophocles Oedipus Trilogy, a series of three tragedies that tell a connected story. Despite their antiquity, these timeless works bring up questions that remain relevant in our society, and their exciting, colorful stories have a universal appeal that still captivates readers. This volume covers Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone. Bookseller Inventory # AA99780764585814

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 5.56
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Higgins, Charles/ Higgins, Regina, Ph.d.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2000)
ISBN 10: 0764585819 ISBN 13: 9780764585814
New Quantity Available: 20
Seller
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2000. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # V6-9780764585814

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 2.35
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Charles Higgins; Regina Higgins
Published by Houghton Muffin Hartcourt Trade
ISBN 10: 0764585819 ISBN 13: 9780764585814
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Houghton Muffin Hartcourt Trade. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 0764585819

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 3.16
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Regina Higgins; Charles Higgins
Published by John Wiley & Sons 2000-06-12 (2000)
ISBN 10: 0764585819 ISBN 13: 9780764585814
New Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description John Wiley & Sons 2000-06-12, 2000. Book Condition: New. Brand new book, sourced directly from publisher. Dispatch time is 24-48 hours from our warehouse. Book will be sent in robust, secure packaging to ensure it reaches you securely. Bookseller Inventory # NU-BER-00157887

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 4.82
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.83
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Regina Higgins; Charles Higgins
ISBN 10: 0764585819 ISBN 13: 9780764585814
New Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Omega Books and More Inc.
(Springdale, AR, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. FAST shipping, FREE tracking, and GREAT customer service! We also offer International and EXPEDITED shipping options. Bookseller Inventory # 3D7DSF000TWJ

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 4.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Charles B. Higgins, Regina Higgins
Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
ISBN 10: 0764585819 ISBN 13: 9780764585814
New Paperback Quantity Available: 4
Seller
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, Notes on Sophocles' Oedipus Trilogy (New edition), Charles B. Higgins, Regina Higgins, Oedipus, the banished king of Greek mythology who killed his father and married his mother, is the subject of Sophocles' Oedipus Trilogy, a series of three tragedies that tell a connected story. Despite their antiquity, these timeless works bring up questions that remain relevant in our society, and their exciting, colorful stories have a universal appeal that still captivates readers. This volume covers Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone. Bookseller Inventory # B9780764585814

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 2.18
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.61
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Higgins, Regina; Higgins, Charles
Published by Cliffs Notes
ISBN 10: 0764585819 ISBN 13: 9780764585814
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 15
Seller
AlphaBookWorks
(Alpharetta, GA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Cliffs Notes. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0764585819 MULTIPLE COPIES AVAILABLE - New Condition - Never Used - DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY CDs OR ACCESS CODES IF APPLICABLE. Bookseller Inventory # Z0764585819ZN

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 6.49
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Regina Higgins, Charles Higgins
Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2000-06-12, Foster City, Calif. :|London (2000)
ISBN 10: 0764585819 ISBN 13: 9780764585814
New paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2000-06-12, Foster City, Calif. :|London, 2000. paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 9780764585814

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 5.57
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 5.77
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book