This volume incorporate critical studies of Sophocle's Oedipus the King (held as a model of tragedy and tragic hero by Aristotle) and Plautus's comedy The Pot of Gold (which has influenced several writers in the same genre down to modern times). Both the plays have been examined in context and analysed for the benefit of our university students. A number of critical and textual problems have also been answered from the point of view of examination. Shakti Batra has been Vice-principal, Dyal Singh College (University of Delhi), has also taught at the Kabul University and the University of Kyrgyzstan, Bishkek.
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