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Title Oedipus Rex / directed by James Thomas ; performed by James Thomas ; produced by Peter D. Arnott
Published New York, NY : Macmillan Films, 2021


Description 1 online resource (91 minutes)
Summary Join us for a staging of Peter Arnott's translation of Sophocles' masterpiece Oedipus Rex aka Oedipus Tyrannus or simple Oedipus. Set in a time of plague, the hero who solved the riddle of the sphinx, is now King of Thebes and is about to go on another riddle quest to uncover the source of his city's pollution. Peter's line-by-line translation, complete with all the chorus odes, gives the fullest exposure to this conundrum riddle of a play a masterpiece which has inspired thinkers, writers, and psychotherapists since. Professor Arnott's translations benefit from years of live performances, which is why they are regarded so highly as the perfect blend of scholarship and fun
Notes Title from resource description page (viewed October 7, 2021)
In English
Original language in Greek, Ancient
SUBJECT Oedipus (Greek mythological figure) -- Drama
Oedipus (Greek mythological figure) fast (OCoLC)fst01043940
Subject Puppet plays.
Puppet theater.
Puppet theater.
Puppet plays.
Genre/Form tragedies.
Puppet films.
Tragedies (Drama)
Puppet films.
Tragedies (Drama)
Films de marionnettes.
Form Streaming video
Author Thomas, James, 1965- director, performer.
Arnott, Peter D., producer, translator
Based on (work) : Sophocles. Oedipus Rex. English. (Arnott)
Macmillan Films, film distributor
Other Titles Oedipus The King