Oedipus Rex Author : Sophocles Publisher : Courier Corporation Total Pages : 54 Release : 1991 ISBN 10 : 9780486268774 ISBN 13 : 0486268772 Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL GET BOOK Oedipus Rex Book Description: One of the greatest of the classic Greek tragedies and a masterpiece of dramatic construction. Catastrophe ensues when King Oedipus discovers he has inadvertently killed his father and married his mother. Masterly use of dramatic irony greatly intensifies impact of agonizing events. Sophocles' finest play, Oedipus Rex ranks as a towering landmark of Western drama. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.