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The Metamorphoses of Oedipus the King

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Original title:The Metamorphoses of Oedipus the King
Author:Eva Stehlíková
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Citation:STEHLÍKOVÁ, Eva. The Metamorphoses of Oedipus the King. Eirene, Praha: Institute fo Classical Studies, 2009, roč. 2009, 1-2, s. 49-55. ISSN 0046-1628.Export BibTeX
@article{870563,
author = {Stehlíková, Eva},
article_location = {Praha},
article_number = {1-2},
keywords = {Greek tragedy; Czech performances; Oedipus the King},
language = {eng},
issn = {0046-1628},
journal = {Eirene},
title = {The Metamorphoses of Oedipus the King},
volume = {2009},
year = {2009}
}
Original language:English
Field:Art, architecture, cultural heritage
Type:Article in Periodical
Keywords:Greek tragedy; Czech performances; Oedipus the King

In the last few years, the figure of Oedipus has gained new features in Czech theatres (National theatre Prague 1996, Under Palmovka Theatre 2002;Strašnický Theatre 2008).We can see a gradual degradation of the figure of Oedipus,his demythologization.He looks near to todays unflattering form of political represantives with all their arrogance and incompetence.