It might be the last of Sophocles' Oedipus plays chronologically in terms of plot, but it's the first one Sophocles wrote; check out what happens to Antigone after her daddy dies. (Hint: it isn't a happy ending.)
This is the best play ever... according to Aristotle and a whole bunch of other folks. (We have to say, we think it's pretty awesome, too.)
Oedipus dies in this tragedy. Womp womp.
The big deal Roman playwright puts his spin on Oedipus' story. (It doesn't get any happier, that's for sure.)
In this famous collection of mythological poems, Ovid tells us all about how Oedipus saved Thebes by solving the riddle of the Sphinx. (Whoa, somebody actually chose to write about the good stuff he did?)
This modern Chicano riff on the Oedipus story is set in an L.A. barrio.
Oedipus kicks off this modernized marathon of all of Sophocles' extant plays.