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Oedipus Rex | Suggested Reading


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

Reading Materials

Ahrensdorf, Peter J., and Thomas L. Pangle, trans. The Theban Plays: Oedipus the Tyrant, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2013. Print.

Hornblower, Simon, Antony Spawforth, and Esther Eidinow, eds. The Oxford Classical Dictionary. 4th ed. New York: Oxford UP, 2012. Print.

Knox, Bernard M. W. The Heroic Temper: Studies in Sophoclean Tragedy. Oakland: U of California P, 1983. Print.

Oedipus at Thebes: Sophocles' Tragic Hero and His Time. New Haven: Yale UP, 1998. Print.

Segal, Charles. Oedipus Tyrannus. 2nd ed. New York: Oxford UP, 2000. Print.

Course Hero. "Oedipus Rex Infographic." Course Hero. 31 May 2016. Web. 14 Nov. 2018. <>.

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