Item 6 - Typescripts of R. C. Trevelyan's translation of Sophocles' "Oedipus at Colonus"

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Typescripts of R. C. Trevelyan's translation of Sophocles' "Oedipus at Colonus"


  • 1945? (Creation)

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79 typescript pages, bound in green paper, with 3 loose pages inserted; several corrections and annotations in manuscript: two copies.

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Paste on typed label on front, "Oedipus Coloneus", corrected in Trevelyan's hand to "Oedipus at Colonus"; Trevelyan's name added in pencil. Line numbers added to text and other corrections and annotations in Trevelyan's hand. Three loose pages of typescript with Trevelyan's introduction to the text, quoting extensively from J. T. Sheppard and explaining that Trevelyan has used Jebb's text and that the line numbers come from that version.

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