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Sophocles' Antigone

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Description for Sophocles' Antigone Paperback. This accessible new translation of Sophocles' Antigone includes an analytical introduction, comprehensive notes and an essay by director Karen Libman. Num Pages: 126 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AHA; DD; DSG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 142 x 215 x 9. Weight in Grams: 200.
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 Oedipus and Jocasta's sons have killed each other in battle over the kingship. The new king, Kreon, decrees that the brother who attacked with a foreign army remain unburied and promises death to anyone who defies him. The play centers on Antigone's refusal to obey Kreon's law and Kreon's refusal ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
124
Condition
New
Number of Pages
126
Place of Publication
Cambridge, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780521134781
SKU
V9780521134781
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About
Diane Rayor is Professor of Classics at Grand Valley State University, where she teaches ancient Greek, mythology, women in antiquity, the classical world, and a classical theatre workshop in the department she co-founded in 2000. Her translations of Greek poetry include Homeric Hymns (2004) and Sappho's Lyre: Archaic Lyric and Women Poets of Ancient Greece (1991); excerpts appear in numerous ... Read more

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