"when men’s lives are swollen with hubristhey are toppled down by some disaster sent from heaven" -from Sophocles' Ajax
14 February 2014
Sophocles' Theban Plays
In this video blog I address Sophocles' Theban plays--Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone.
I also discuss Sophocles' ability to very subtly shift how we perceive
characters like Oedipus and Creon over the course of plays.