Antigone

Antigone

by Jean Anouilh
     
 

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The body of polynices, Antigone's brother, has been ordered to remain unburied by Creon, the new king Thebes. Antigone's faithfulness to her dead brother and his proper burial, and her defiance of the dictator Creon, seals her fate. Originally produced in Paris during the Nazi occupation, Anouilh's "Antigone" was seen by the French as theater of the resistance and by… See more details below

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The body of polynices, Antigone's brother, has been ordered to remain unburied by Creon, the new king Thebes. Antigone's faithfulness to her dead brother and his proper burial, and her defiance of the dictator Creon, seals her fate. Originally produced in Paris during the Nazi occupation, Anouilh's "Antigone" was seen by the French as theater of the resistance and by the Germans as an affirmation of authority.

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ISBN-13:
9782710330400
Publisher:
Table Ronde
Publication date:
03/13/2008
Edition description:
French-language Edition

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