King Oedipus : Oedipus AND Oedipus at Kolonos, Paperback Book

King Oedipus : Oedipus AND Oedipus at Kolonos Paperback

Part of the Drama Classics series


The great masterpiece on which Aristotle based his aesthetic theory of drama in the Poetics and from which Freud derived the Oedipus complex.

King Oedipus puts out a sentence on the unknown murderer of his father Laius.

By a gradual unfolding of incidents, Oedipus learns that he was the assassin and that Jocasta, his wife, is also his mother.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Nick Hern Books
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Plays, playscripts
  • ISBN: 9781854596109



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