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Antigone
     

Antigone

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by Sophocles Sophocles, Neil Curry, Marianne McDonald
 

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ISBN-10: 1854592009

ISBN-13: 9781854592002

Pub. Date: 04/01/2001

Publisher: Theatre Communications Group

One of the greatest, most moving of all tragedies, "Antigone" continues to have meaning for us because of its depiction of the struggle between individual conscience and state policy, and its delicate probing of the nature of human suffering.

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One of the greatest, most moving of all tragedies, "Antigone" continues to have meaning for us because of its depiction of the struggle between individual conscience and state policy, and its delicate probing of the nature of human suffering.

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ISBN-13:
9781854592002
Publisher:
Theatre Communications Group
Publication date:
04/01/2001
Series:
Drama Classics Series
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
4.20(w) x 6.40(h) x 0.20(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface ix
Introduction
 
Antigone 1
 
Appendix 1. Guide to Pronunciation
Appendix 2. Synopses of the Surviving Accounts of Oedipus and His Family
Suggestions for Further Reading

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Antigone 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I had to read this play during the summer for an english class, and when I got it, I was suprised how short it was. The play is about a girl [Antigone--pronounced An-tig-oh-knee] that wants to giver her brother a burial that has been forbidden by the King, Creon. The play ends in tragedy, and is in ways similiar to Romeo and Juliet. This was a very good read that will only take you about a day to get through.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
Recently, in my highschool, we staged the play Antigone... I'm a lover of Greek tragedy, so I was one happy chick, and tried out right away. I ended up with the part of Creon, although I'm a girl... I guess I auditioned better then I thought, beating out all the guys and landing the role of the protagonist... I found myself adoring this play and every aspect of it. Great action, it makes you think, and the characters are wonderful. I recomend Antigone for anyone in search of a good read! ;)