The Oedipus Plays
Suggestions for Further Reading
Adams, S. M. Sophocles the Playwright. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1957.
Gellie, G. H. Sophocles: A Reading. Carlton, Victoria, AUS: Melbourne University Press, 1972.
Kitto, H. D. F. Greek Tragedy: A Literary Study. Oxford, UK: Routledge, reprint edition 2002.
Knox, Bernard. Oedipus at Thebes: Sophocles’ Tragic Hero and His Time. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1998.
Lattimore, Richmond. The Poetry of Greek Tragedy. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, reprint edition 2003.
Segal, Charles. Oedipus Tyrannus: Tragic Heroism and the Limits of Knowledge. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.
Taplin, Oliver. Greek Tragedy in Action. Oxford, UK: Routledge, reprint edition 2002.
Webster, T. B. L. An Introduction to Sophocles. Oxford, UK: Clarendon Press, 1936.
Winnington-Ingram, R. P. Sophocles: An Interpretation. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, reprint edition 2002.
by KajuKoa, January 31, 2013
Creon is not the one who comes to Oedipus first, it is actually the blind seer, Tiresias, who can "see" future, past, and present.
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