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Electra | Suggested Reading


Here are some suggested reading materials and online resources to help you get a better understanding of Sophocles' Electra. In addition, we've listed some articles and other books that are similar to Electra that you may enjoy.

Reading Materials

Carter, Nancy. Electra: Tracing a Feminine Myth Through the Western Imagination. New Orleans: Spring Journal, 2003. Print.

Ormand, Kirk. A Companion to Sophocles. Chichester: Wiley, 2015. Print.

Ringer, Mark. Electra and the Empty Urn: Metatheater and Role Playing in Sophocles. U of North Carolina P, 1998. Print.

Van Nortwick, Thomas. Late Sophocles: The Hero's Evolution in Electra, Philoctetes, and Oedipus at Colonus. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan: 2015. Print.

Course Hero. "Electra Infographic." Course Hero. 2 Aug. 2016. Web. 30 Nov. 2022. <>.

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