Oedipus the King

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A sumptuously illustrated version of Sophocles’ timeless classic, celebrating the art of bookmaking.

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Gita Wolf, Sirish Rao, Indrapramit Roy Oedipus, king of Thebes, tries to uncover the dreadful sin for which the gods are punishing his city, but his search leads him into the dark depths of his own past. When he finds that the sin is his own, he visits upon himself the punishment that will lift the curse. This sensitive retelling of Sophocles’ masterpiece is powerfully illustrated with dramatic yet poignant art, recalling aspects of classical Greek visual traditions.

Weight 490.0 kg
Dimensions 279 × 216 cm
Isbn

978-93-83145-30-0

Pages

28

Printing

Silkscreen-printed on paper recycled from cotton waste

Binding

Hardcover

Co-published with

The J.Paul Getty Trust

Hsn

49030010

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