Antigone [NOOK Book]

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Antigone, daughter of Oedipus, the late king of Thebes, in defiance of Creon who rules in his stead, resolves to bury her brother Polyneices, slain in his attack on Thebes. She is caught in the act by Creon's watchmen and brought before the king. She justifies her action, asserting that she was bound to obey the eternal laws of right and wrong in spite of any human ordinance. Creon, unrelenting, condemns her to be immured in a rock-hewn chamber. His son Haemon, to whom Antigone is betrothed, pleads in vain for ...
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Antigone

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Antigone, daughter of Oedipus, the late king of Thebes, in defiance of Creon who rules in his stead, resolves to bury her brother Polyneices, slain in his attack on Thebes. She is caught in the act by Creon's watchmen and brought before the king. She justifies her action, asserting that she was bound to obey the eternal laws of right and wrong in spite of any human ordinance. Creon, unrelenting, condemns her to be immured in a rock-hewn chamber. His son Haemon, to whom Antigone is betrothed, pleads in vain for her life and threatens to die with her. Warned by the seer Teiresias Creon repents him and hurries to release Antigone from her rocky prison. But he is too late: he finds lying side by side Antigone who had hanged herself and Haemon who also has perished by his own hand. Returning to the palace he sees within the dead body of his queen who on learning of her son's death has stabbed herself to the heart.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014955713
  • Publisher: Ublu Tuba
  • Publication date: 7/18/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 92
  • Sales rank: 546,961
  • File size: 2 MB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 28, 2011

    German?

    Uhm i cant read german.........

    4 out of 12 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 1, 2013

    Do not download

    Cant open it

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 12, 2012

    Bad scan - unreadable

    The introduction and notes are in English and are mostly readable. But the body of the play is in Greek and did not OCR at all. The result is pure gibberish.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 20, 2012

    Illegible

    So many typos and errors that it is unreadable.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 10, 2012

    Horrible

    It was all sscrambled letters

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 24, 2012

    Unreadable

    Digitized very poorly.

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 3, 2013

    This copy's so poorly digitized, it's illegible

    The play's a must-read, but you'll find this copy illegible, as multiple previous, honest reviewers have noted.

    Beware of:
    1. Poorly digitized copies, like this one, that are illegible. Shame on BN for letting this horrendous version should in the NOOK Store!

    2. "Reviewers" who shill for whoever published this awful copy.

    3. Reviewers of the story itself, who haven't bothered to even skim this copy. If they bothered, they'd warn you to find a better formatted (read: legible) copy elsewhere.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 16, 2013

    I liked it!

    My english class read his and u thoughti would hate it! But i thoroghly enjoyed it! Antigone was very powerful especially for a women of the age... it is written in play form if thats a turn off for you, and its a greek traggedy so it is sad...but if you like ancient greece, give it a try! But try to do some backround research first

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 5, 2012

    A really good book

    I really like this book it is a really good ad venture biok if toyb want an adventure

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 15, 2011

    Awosone

    Isvso interesting

    0 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 26, 2011

    Curiosity

    I've read so many books that cite Antigone so I wanted to satisfy my curiosity. I am not sure what the hype is all about. It is like all other Greek tragedies. I don't know why it's such a favorite among the literati.

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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