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Antigone
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Publisher : A&C Black
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ISBN 10 : 0413695409
Pages : 72 pages
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Jean Anouilh's tragedy inspired by Greek Mythology and the play of the same name by Sophocles was first performed in Paris during the Nazi occupation. The comparison is inevitable between the French occupation and the play, with the character of Antigone representing the French resistance and her uncle Creon the collarborators to the German occupiers.

Antigone

Jean Anouilh's tragedy inspired by Greek Mythology and the play of the same name by Sophocles was first performed in Paris during the Nazi occupation. The comparison is inevitable between the French occupation and the play, with the character of Antigone representing the French resistance and her uncle Creon the

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Antigone

Antigone est une tragédie de Sophocle représentée en 442 avant J.C. Polynice est le frère d’Etéocle, Antigone et Ismène. Avec ses alliés argiens, il veut prendre la ville de Thèbes d’assaut, et en devenir le roi. Tous deux meurent. Cré

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Antigone

Filled with passionate speeches and sensitive probing of moral and philosophical issues, this powerful and often-performed Greek drama reveals the grim fate that befalls the children of Oedipus. Footnotes.

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Antigone

To make this quintessential Greek drama more accessible to the modern reader, this Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition? includes a glossary of difficult terms, a list of vocabulary words, and convenient sidebar notes. By providing these, it is our intention that readers will more fully enjoy the beauty, wisdom, and

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Antigone  Oedipus the King  Electra

Love and loyalty, hatred and revenge, fear, deprivation, and political ambition: these are the motives which thrust the characters portrayed in these three Sophoclean masterpieces on to their collision course with catastrophe. Recognized in his own day as perhaps the greatest of the Greek tragedians, Sophocles's reputation has remained undimmed

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Sophocles  Antigone

A retelling of the Greek drama in which King Creon of Thebes refuses to allow the burial of his nephew, whom he has declared a traitor and whose sister, Antigone, is betrothed to Creon's son.

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Antigone

"Ô malheureuse enfant d'un père malheureux !" Bravant l'interdit du roi de Thèbes, Antigone, fille d'OEdipe, choisit d'enterrer son frère rebelle, s'exposant ainsi à la peine de mort. Il n'y a pour elle aucune alternative : elle ne fait qu'accomplir son devoir et prouve ainsi sa loyauté envers son parent et

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Antigone

Antigone, defying her uncle Creon's decree that her brother should remain unburied, challenges the morality of man's law overruling the laws of the gods. The clash between her and Creon, with its tragic consequences, has inspired continual reinterpretation. This translation by Don Taylor was made for a 1986 BBC TV production

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Antigone

" Nous allons ainsi très lentement pendant trois jours. Le matin suivant, nous voyons apparaître les murailles blanches de Io cité, toutes les compagnes proches ont été dévastées, plus de maisons, plus de puits, plus d'arbres, rien qui puisse servir à un envahisseur Thèbes est une ville

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Sophocles  Antigone and Other Tragedies

These original and distinctive verse translations convey the vitality of Sophocles' poetry and the vigour of the plays in performance, doing justice to both the sound of the poetry and the theatricality of the tragedies.

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Antigone

Sophocles' masterpiece Antigone dramatizes the terrible series of events that results when patriotism clashes with familial duty—and hubris incites the wrath of the gods. The sons of Oedipus have killed each other on the battlefield, but Thebes' new ruler, their uncle Kreon, decrees that only Eteokles will be granted

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Antigone

''I would call the register 'restrained colloquial'. The language ranges between the straightforward and the genuinely poetic, its dominant characteristic being freshness. This is not the usual dull translationese, which reads as if the original were not in a language people once spoke and wrote and created art with... One

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The Story of Antigone

The crow crossed the sky, slow-beating her wings. Beat, beat, beat. It was night, not yet morning, and her feathers were so black that she coasted the air invisible above the city wall. Thus begins Ali Smith's masterful retelling of Sophocles' tragedy about a young Theban princess, who decides to

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Antigones

According to Greek legend, Antigone, the daughter of Oedipus, secretly buried her brother in defiance of the order of Creon, king of Thebes. Sentenced to death by Creon, she forestalled him by committing suicide. The theme of the conflict between Antigone and Creon--between the state and the individual, between man

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Sophocles  Antigone

Sophocles' Antigone comes alive in this new translation that will be useful for academic study and stage production. Diane Rayor's accurate yet accessible translation reflects the play's inherent theatricality. She provides an analytical introduction and comprehensive notes, and the edition includes an essay by director Karen Libman. Antigone begins after

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