This e-book goals to provide a modern literary interpretation of the play, together with a readable dialogue of its underlying ancient, spiritual, ethical, social, and legendary matters. additionally, it discusses the latest interpretative scholarship at the play, the most intertextual affiliations with previous Thebes-related tragedies, in particular targeting Sophocles Antigone and Oedipus Tyrannus, and the literature and function reception of the play; it comprises an up to date bibliography and unique indices.
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