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Oedipus

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Title:Oedipus
Author:
Treece, Henry   
(10 of 16 for author by title)
The Queen's Brooch
Legions of the Eagle
Published:   1964
Publisher:The Bodley Head
Tags:fiction, Mythology, Greece
Description:

The third book in Treece’s Mycenaean Greek trilogy. Treece rewrites the myth of Oedipus, introducing a number of changes in Sophocles’ version and presenting Oedipus as the champion of a progressive patriarchy rather than the established matriarchy. [Suggest a different description.]

Comments:Retitled in U.S.A. as 'The Eagle King'
Downloads:188
Pages:289 Info

Author Bio for Treece, Henry

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One of the most prolific writers of historical fiction in the 20th Century, author and poet Henry Treece was born in 1911 in Staffordshire. Though he mostly wrote prose fiction he also published five collections of poems including The Haunted Garden in 1947. Together with writer J F Henry he was founder of the New Apocalypse Movement that grew up in the 1930s.

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