Searching for Oedipus: How I Found Meaning in an Ancient Masterpiece


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Aristotle considered it to be the model on which all other tragedies should be based. Freud viewed it as the key to unlocking the subconscious. Countless others have agreed with D.H. Lawrence's assessment that it is "the finest drama of all time." It is Oedipus Rex, one of the most celebrated-and disputed-works in all of Western literature. For centuries, classicists, psychologists, philosophers and many others have tried to solve the "Riddle of Oedipus," the age-old puzzle of what Sophocles's masterpiece means and why it ...

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    • Title: Searching for Oedipus by Kenneth Glazer
    • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group
    • Print ISBN: 9780761870456, 0761870458
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    • Edition: 2018
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