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Oedipus the King

Enduring Literature Illuminated by Practical Scholarship

Sophocles' tragic drama about the downfall of Oedipus after the prophecy that he will murder his father and marry his mother comes true. One noble family's descent into madness, mayhem, and murder -- the first play in Sophocles' great Theban trilogy.

This Enriched Classic Edition includes:
• A concise introduction that gives readers important background information
• Timelines of significant events in Greek history and theater that provide the book's historical context
• An outline of key themes and plot points to help readers form their own interpretations
• Detailed explanatory notes
• Critical analysis and modern perspectives on the work
• Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction
• A list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experience
Enriched Classics offer readers affordable editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and insightful commentary. The scholarship provided in Enriched Classics enables readers to appreciate, understand, and enjoy the world's finest books to their full potential.
Series edited by Cynthia Brantley Johnson. Pocket Classics edition.

Reading Level 9.  
WB-22560 Paperback $5.95
WB-8233402 Cover Craft $15.25
WB-42560 Group Set - A Group Set has ten paperbacks and one Teacher Guide $71.49
WB-52560 Class Set - A Class Set has thirty paperbacks and one Teacher Guide. $190.49
WB-377627 Teacher Guide $11.99
WB-377635 Student Packet $12.99

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