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Antigone

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Woodruff\'s work with Peter Meineck makes this text one that is accessible to today\'s students and could be staged for modern audiences. Line notes printe ...

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  • Editeur: Hackett Publishing
  • ISBN: 1603845054
  • Genre: Drama
  • Nombre de pages: 102
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Woodruff's work with Peter Meineck makes this text one that is accessible to today's students and could be staged for modern audiences. Line notes printed at the bottom of the page bring a reader further quick assistance. . . . The choral odes as rendered here deserve special notice. After giving a succinct analysis of each in his introduction, Woodruff translates the lyrics into English that is both poetic and comprehensible. . . . Woodruff's rendering of the dialogue moves along easily; these are lines that any contemporary Antigone, Creon or Haemon might speak. Antigone's words on the gods' unwritten laws keep close to the Greek and yet would be authentic for a modern speaker. . . . Woodruff's introduction is a strong, clear, and clever blend of basic traditional information (to those who know Greek tragedy) and fresh insights. . . . Should our drama department ask for my advice as to a playable text, I would certainly suggest Woodruff's new version. --Karelisa Hartigan, The Classical Bulletin


Antigone

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A modern retelling of Sophocles' classic play, Antigone, by bestselling writer and poet Hollie McNish As the daughter of Oedipus, Antigone was dealt a crue ...

  • L'auteur : Hollie McNish
  • Editeur: Fleet
  • ISBN: 0349727198
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Nombre de pages: 160
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: A modern retelling of Sophocles' classic play, Antigone, by bestselling writer and poet Hollie McNish As the daughter of Oedipus, Antigone was dealt a cruel hand at birth - even within the bounds of Grecian tragedy. When her brothers are slain fighting for the throne of Thebes, Antigone finds herself pitted against her uncle, the newly crowned King Creon. In defiance of the king, Antigone buries her brother's body, a choice she may pay for dearly. In this new adaptation, we see Sophocles' play reignited by bestselling poet and writer Hollie McNish. Hollie's considered retelling brings Sophocles' original text to a modern-day audience, illuminating the remarkable resemblances between ancient Greek thought and the society we grapple with today. '[Hollie McNish] writes with honesty, conviction, humour and love . . . She's always been one of my favourites' Kae Tempest


Antigone Uninterrupted

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This book argues that while current scholarship on Antigone tends to celebrate work that takes Antigone out of her classical roots and puts her into contem ...

  • L'auteur : Wendy Bustamante
  • Editeur: Vernon Press
  • ISBN: 1648890113
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Nombre de pages: 164
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: This book argues that while current scholarship on Antigone tends to celebrate work that takes Antigone out of her classical roots and puts her into contemporary frameworks, we do not need to place her in a new context and setting to appreciate what her insights offer. We can simply listen to her whole story and learn from what she learns from her father, Oedipus. While other works boldly claim to be progressively moving beyond the scope of tragic themes of mortality, Antigone Uninterrupted demonstrates that reading the Theban Plays in the order of Antigone’s biography (so to speak) expands our understanding of what Antigone could tell us about contemporary issues. This demonstration involves Hegel’s discussion of Antigone in his Phenomenology of Spirit, responses to Hegel on this point, and the author’s assessment that Antigone makes arguments in Sophocles’ Oedipus at Colonus that ought to be illuminated in contemporary scholarship. This book examines the three Theban Plays (Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone) in the order by which Antigone’s story is a continuous development of character and age, a unique approach for reasons the author identifies, but one she argues would be beneficial to future scholarship. Providing illuminating readings of both Sophocles’ tragedies and some key modern interpretations of the plays, this book holds broad appeal for those interested in subjects such as political science, gender theory, queer theory, literary criticism, theology, and sociology, to name a few.


Sophocles: Antigone

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Antigone is Sophocles' masterpiece, a seminal influence on a wide range of theatrical, literary, and intellectual traditions. This volume sets the play in ...

  • L'auteur : Douglas Cairns
  • Editeur: Bloomsbury Publishing
  • ISBN: 1472512146
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Nombre de pages: 160
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Antigone is Sophocles' masterpiece, a seminal influence on a wide range of theatrical, literary, and intellectual traditions. This volume sets the play in the contexts of its mythical background, its performance, its relation to contemporary culture and thought, and its rich reception history. But its main aim is to encourage first-hand engagement with the complexities of interpretation that make the play so enduringly thought-provoking and rewarding. Though Creon's actions prove disastrous and Antigone's are vindicated, the Antigone is no simple study in the excesses of tyranny or the virtues of heroic resistance, but a more nuanced exploration of conflicting views of right and wrong and of the conditions that constrain human beings' efforts to control their destinies and secure their happiness. The book's chapters consider the extent of the original audience's acquaintance with earlier versions of the legends of Antigone's family, the structure of the plot as it unfolds in theatrical performance, the presentation of the characters and the motivations that drive them, the major political, social, and ethical themes that the play raises, and the resonance of those themes in the ways that the play has been interpreted, adapted, performed, and appropriated in later periods.


Antigone

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When Creon refuses to bury the body of Antigone's unruly brother, Antigone's anger quickly turns to defiance. Creon condemns her to a torturous death: she' ...

  • L'auteur : Roy Williams
  • Editeur: Bloomsbury Publishing
  • ISBN: 1350260851
  • Genre: Drama
  • Nombre de pages: 80
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: When Creon refuses to bury the body of Antigone's unruly brother, Antigone's anger quickly turns to defiance. Creon condemns her to a torturous death: she's to be buried alive. Acclaimed playwright Roy Williams takes Sophocles' play and, by placing it into a contemporary setting, brings this classic tale vividly to life. A timeless story about loyalty and truth, about how we make meaning out of life and death, and what in the end really does matter. Roy Williams's adaptation of Antigone received its world premiere at Derby Theatre, in a co-production between Pilot Theatre, Derby Theatre and Theatre Royal, Stratford East, before going on a national tour. This new, edited edition is published for the first time in Methuen Drama's Plays for Young People series, aimed at 16-18 year olds.


Antigone

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Written around 442 BC, Antigone is one of the tragedies of the Sophocles's Oedipus Trilogy. Oedipus's family is trapped by fate and doomed for three genera ...

  • L'auteur : Sophocles
  • Editeur: ReadHowYouWant.com
  • ISBN: 1442939397
  • Genre: Drama
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Détails: Written around 442 BC, Antigone is one of the tragedies of the Sophocles's Oedipus Trilogy. Oedipus's family is trapped by fate and doomed for three generations. Creon, the new ruler of Thebes, has declared that Polyneices's body may not be buried because he was a traitor. Antigone, his sister, must choose whether to bury him and face the consequences or to let his body be eaten by savage dogs.


Looking at Antigone

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Antigone is one of the most influential and thought-provoking of all Greek tragedies. Set in a newly victorious society, where possibilities seem boundless ...

  • L'auteur : David Stuttard
  • Editeur: Bloomsbury Publishing
  • ISBN: 1350017124
  • Genre: Drama
  • Nombre de pages: 264
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Antigone is one of the most influential and thought-provoking of all Greek tragedies. Set in a newly victorious society, where possibilities seem boundless and mankind can overcome all boundaries except death, the action is focussed through the prism of Creon, a remarkable anti-hero – a politician who, in crisis, makes a reckless decision, whose pride (or insecurity) prevents him from backing down until it is too late, and who thereby ends up losing everything. Not just the story of a girl who confronts the state, Antigone is an exploration of inherent human conflicts – between men and women, young and old, power and powerlessness, civil law and the 'unwritten laws' of nature. Lauded in Antiquity, it has influenced drama and philosophy throughout history into the modern age. With an introduction discussing the nature of the community for which Antigone was written, this collection of essays by 12 leading academics from across the world draws together many of the themes explored in Antigone, from Sophocles' use of mythology, his contemporaries' reactions and later reception, to questions of religion and ritual, family life and incest, ecology and the environment. The essays are accompanied by David Stuttard's performer-friendly, accurate and easily accessible English translation.


Feminist Readings of Antigone

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New and classic essays on Antigone and feminist philosophy. ...

  • L'auteur : Fanny Söderbäck
  • Editeur: SUNY Press
  • ISBN: 1438432801
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Nombre de pages: 272
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: New and classic essays on Antigone and feminist philosophy.


Recapturing Sophocles' Antigone

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In this book, Wm. Blake Tyrrell and Larry J. Bennett examine Sophocles' Antigone in the context of its setting in fifth-century Athens. The authors attempt ...

  • L'auteur : William Blake Tyrrell,Larry J. Bennett
  • Editeur: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • ISBN: 1461641845
  • Genre: Drama
  • Nombre de pages: 192
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Détails: In this book, Wm. Blake Tyrrell and Larry J. Bennett examine Sophocles' Antigone in the context of its setting in fifth-century Athens. The authors attempt to create an interpretive environment that is true to the issues and interests of fifth-century Athenians, as opposed to those of modern scholars and philosophers. As they contextualize the play in the dynamics of ancient Athens, the authors discuss the text of the Antigone in light of recent developments in the study of Greek antiquity and tragedy, and they turn to modern Greek rituals of lamentation for suggestive analogies. The result is a compelling book which opens new insights to the text, challenges the validity of old problems, and eases difficulties in its interpretation.


Whose Antigone?

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Argues for the importance of the neglected theme of slavery in Antigone. ...

  • L'auteur : Tina Chanter
  • Editeur: SUNY Press
  • ISBN: 1438437560
  • Genre: Drama
  • Nombre de pages: 275
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Argues for the importance of the neglected theme of slavery in Antigone.


Antigone Rising

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A witty, inspiring reckoning with the ancient Greek and Roman myths and their legacy, from what they can illuminate about #MeToo to the radical imagery of ...

  • L'auteur : Helen Morales
  • Editeur: Bold Type Books
  • ISBN: 1568589344
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Nombre de pages: 224
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: A witty, inspiring reckoning with the ancient Greek and Roman myths and their legacy, from what they can illuminate about #MeToo to the radical imagery of Beyoncé. The picture of classical antiquity most of us learned in school is framed in certain ways -- glossing over misogyny while omitting the seeds of feminist resistance. Many of today's harmful practices, like school dress codes, exploitation of the environment, and rape culture, have their roots in the ancient world. But in Antigone Rising, classicist Helen Morales reminds us that the myths have subversive power because they are told -- and read -- in different ways. Through these stories, whether it's Antigone's courageous stand against tyranny or the indestructible Caeneus, who inspires trans and gender queer people today, Morales uncovers hidden truths about solidarity, empowerment, and catharsis. Antigone Rising offers a fresh understanding of the stories we take for granted, showing how we can reclaim them to challenge the status quo, spark resistance, and rail against unjust regimes.


Occupy Antigone

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This anthology provides some of today's most relevant views on Sophocles' classic and its many interpretations from an interdisciplinary, cross-cultural pe ...

  • L'auteur : Katharina Pewny,Luc Van den Dries,Charlotte Gruber,Simon Leenknegt
  • Editeur: Narr Francke Attempto Verlag
  • ISBN: 3823379550
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Nombre de pages: 188
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: This anthology provides some of today's most relevant views on Sophocles' classic and its many interpretations from an interdisciplinary, cross-cultural perspective. It critically investigates the work of artists and theoreticians who have occupied Antigone ever since she appeared onstage in antiquity, dealing with questions of the relationship between performance and philosophy and of how Antigone can be appropriated to criticize reigning discourses. Occupy Antigone makes an original contribution to the vibrant life the mythical figure enjoys in contemporary performance practice and theory.


Antigone Finch

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Bright young socialite Antigone Finch is not your average, demure sixteen-year-old. When she finds herself unexpectedly expelled from school and betrothed ...

  • L'auteur : Veronique O'Toole
  • Editeur: Veronique O\'Toole
  • ISBN: 152726064X
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: N.A
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Bright young socialite Antigone Finch is not your average, demure sixteen-year-old. When she finds herself unexpectedly expelled from school and betrothed to her first Cousin Charles, she is forced to take drastic action. With the help of two feisty friends, Antigone leaves the gas-lit streets of London to board a steamship bound for India. But, has she really escaped? Antigone makes new friends and terrifying enemies; will she make it out alive?


Antigone's Daughters?

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I>Antigone's Daughters? provides the first detailed discussion in English of six well-known Portuguese women writers, working across a wide range of genres ...

  • L'auteur : Hilary Owen,Cláudia Pazos Alonso
  • Editeur: Bucknell University Press
  • ISBN: 1611480035
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Nombre de pages: 250
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: I>Antigone's Daughters? provides the first detailed discussion in English of six well-known Portuguese women writers, working across a wide range of genres: Florbela Espanca (1894-1930), Irene Lisboa (1892-1958), Agustina Bessa Lu's, (1923- ), Nat_lia Correia (1923-93), HZlia Correia (1949 -) and L'dia Jorge (1946 - ). Together they cover the span of the 20th century and afford historical insights into the complex gender politics of achieving institutional acceptance and validation in the Portuguese national canon at different points in the 20th century.


Antigone on the Contemporary World Stage

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Antigone on the Contemporary World Stage is the first book to analyse what happens to Sophocles' play as it is adapted and (re)produced around the world, a ...

  • L'auteur : Erin B. Mee,Helene P. Foley
  • Editeur: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 019161811X
  • Genre: Literary Collections
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  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Antigone on the Contemporary World Stage is the first book to analyse what happens to Sophocles' play as it is adapted and (re)produced around the world, and the first to focus specifically on Antigone in performance. The essays, by an international gathering of noted scholars from a wide range of disciplines, highlight the numerous ways in which social, political, historical, and cultural contexts transform the material, how artists and audiences in diverse societies including Argentina, The Congo, Finland, Haiti, India, Japan, and the United States interact with it, and the variety of issues it has been used to address.


Antigone's Sisters

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An original and innovative exploration of Antigone, femininity, and love in various cosmological, philosophical, and theological contexts. In Antigone’s ...

  • L'auteur : Lenart Škof
  • Editeur: SUNY Press
  • ISBN: 1438482752
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Nombre de pages: 240
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: An original and innovative exploration of Antigone, femininity, and love in various cosmological, philosophical, and theological contexts. In Antigone’s Sisters, Lenart Škof explores the power of love in our world—stronger than violence and, ultimately, stronger even than death. Focusing on Antigone, Savitri, and Mary, the book offers an investigation into various goddesses and feminine figures from a variety of philosophical, mythological, theological, and literary contexts. The book also elaborates on the feminine aspects of selected concepts from modern philosophical texts, such as the Matrix in Jakob Böhme, Clara in F. W. J. Schelling, beyng in Martin Heidegger, chóra in Jacques Derrida, and breath in Luce Irigaray’s thought. Drawing on Bracha M. Ettinger’s concept of matrixiality, Škof proposes a new matrixial theory of philosophy, cosmology, and theology of love. Despite its many usages and appropriations, love remains a neglected topic within Western philosophy. With its new interpretation of Antigone and related readings of Irigaray, Kristeva, and Ettinger, Antigone’s Sisters aims to identify some of the reasons for this forgetting of love, and to show that it is only love that can bring peace to our ethically disrupted world. Lenart Škof is Head of the Institute for Philosophical Studies at the Science and Research Center of Koper and Dean at Institutum Studiorum Humanitatis, both in Slovenia. His previous books include Atmospheres of Breathing, coedited with Petri Berndtson, also published by SUNY Press, and Breathing with Luce Irigaray, coedited with Emily A. Holmes.


A Study Guide for Sophocles's Antigone

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  • L'auteur : Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Editeur: Gale, Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 1410334805
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Nombre de pages: 15
  • Langue: French/English
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Antigone's Magic

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Antigone, the stuffie tiger, first found his ability to be magical when he discovered he could transform himself into a real tiger. He waited for his owner ...

  • L'auteur : Jill Serpentelli
  • Editeur: Page Publishing Inc
  • ISBN: 1662420137
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 40
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Antigone, the stuffie tiger, first found his ability to be magical when he discovered he could transform himself into a real tiger. He waited for his owner, Tam, to be away for the weekend so he could investigate the answer to a question he’s always had. Are the tigers at the zoo in jail? Much magic and smiles result from his quest to answer his question as he visits the Bronx Zoo to investigate!


Antigone and other Tragedies

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Sophocles stands as one of the greatest dramatists of all time, and one of the most influential on artists and thinkers over the centuries. His plays are d ...

  • L'auteur : Sophocles
  • Editeur: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0192608886
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Nombre de pages: 240
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Sophocles stands as one of the greatest dramatists of all time, and one of the most influential on artists and thinkers over the centuries. His plays are deeply disturbing and unpredictable, unrelenting and open-ended, refusing to present firm answers to the questions of human existence, or to provide a redemptive justification of the ways of gods to men or women. These three tragedies portray the extremes of human suffering and emotion, turning the heroic myths into supreme works of poetry and dramatic action. Antigone's obsession with the dead, Creon's crushing inflexibility, Deianeira's jealous desperation, the injustice of the gods witnessed by Hyllus, Electra's obsessive vindictiveness, the threatening of insoluble dynastic contamination... Such are the pains and distortions and instabilities of Sophoclean tragedy. And yet they do not deteriorate into cacophony or disgust or incoherence or silence: they face the music, and through that the suffering is itself turned into the coherence of music and poetry. 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. Each play is accompanied by an introduction and substantial notes on topographical and mythical references and interpretation.


Antigone

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Antigone is universally celebrated as the ultimate figure of ethical resistance to the state power which oversteps its legitimate scope and as the defender ...

  • L'auteur : Slavoj Žižek
  • Editeur: Bloomsbury Publishing
  • ISBN: 1474269397
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Nombre de pages: 72
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Antigone is universally celebrated as the ultimate figure of ethical resistance to the state power which oversteps its legitimate scope and as the defender of simple human dignity (more important than all political struggles). But is she really so innocent and pure? What if there is a dark side to her? What if Creon, the representative of state power, also has a valuable point to make? And what if both Antigone and Creon are part of a problem that only a popular intervention can confront? Žižek's rewriting of this classic play confronts these issues in a practical way: not by theorizing about them, but by imagining an Antigone in which, at a crucial moment, the action takes a different turn, an Antigone along the lines of Run, Lola, Run or of Brecht's learning plays. A brilliantly funny, moving and political piece for those who are interested in reading and watching Antigone in an entirely new way.


Antigone by Jean Anouilh (Book Analysis)

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In this clear and detailed reading guide, we’ve done all the hard work for you! Antigone by Jean Anouilh was released during the Occupation in France and ...

  • L'auteur : Bright Summaries
  • Editeur: BrightSummaries.com
  • ISBN: 280626913X
  • Genre: Drama
  • Nombre de pages: 24
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Détails: In this clear and detailed reading guide, we’ve done all the hard work for you! Antigone by Jean Anouilh was released during the Occupation in France and prompted a debate as to its possible interpretations. It tells the story of the young Antigone who fights against the authority of her uncle, King Creon, and is eventually sentenced to death. This practical and insightful reading guide includes: • A complete plot summary • Character studies • Key themes and symbols • Questions for further reflection Why choose BrightSummaries.com? Available in print and digital format, our publications are designed to accompany you in your reading journey. The clear and concise style makes for easy understanding, providing the perfect opportunity to improve your literary knowledge in no time. Shed new light on your favorite books with BrightSummaries.com!


Dreaming of Antigone

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"Heartfelt and emotional." --Rebecca Phillips, author of Faking Perfect "I can't ever be the blazing star that Iris was. I'm still just a cold, dark satell ...

  • L'auteur : Robin Bridges
  • Editeur: Kensington Books
  • ISBN: 1496703553
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 304
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: "Heartfelt and emotional." --Rebecca Phillips, author of Faking Perfect "I can't ever be the blazing star that Iris was. I'm still just a cold, dark satellite orbiting a star that went super nova." Andria's twin sister, Iris, had adoring friends, a cool boyfriend, a wicked car, and a shelf full of soccer trophies. She had everything, in fact--including a drug problem. Six months after Iris's death, Andria is trying to keep her grades, her friends, and her family from falling apart. But stargazing and books aren't enough to ward off her guilt that she--the freak with the scary illness and all-black wardrobe--is still here when Iris isn't. And then there's Alex Hammond. The boy Andria blames for Iris's death. The boy she's unwittingly started swapping lines of poetry and secrets with, even as she tries to keep hating him. Heartwrenching, smart, and bold, Dreaming of Antigone is a story about the jagged pieces that lie beneath the surface of the most seemingly perfect life...and how they can fit together to make something wholly unexpected.


Antigone; Oedipus the King; Electra

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Love and loyalty, hatred and revenge, fear, deprivation, and political ambition: these are the motives which thrust the characters portrayed in these three ...

  • L'auteur : Sophocles
  • Editeur: OUP Oxford
  • ISBN: 019156110X
  • Genre: Drama
  • Nombre de pages: 222
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Détails: 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' reputation has remained undimmed for two and a half thousand years. His greatest innovation in the tragic medium was his development of a central tragic figure, faced with a test of will and character, risking obloquy and death rather than compromise his or her principles: it is striking that Antigone and Electra both have a woman as their intransigent 'hero'. Antigone dies rather neglect her duty to her family, Oedipus' determination to save his city results in the horrific discovery that he has committed both incest and parricide, and Electra's unremitting anger at her mother and her lover keeps her in servitude and despair. These vivid translations combine elegance and modernity, and are remarkable for their lucidity and accuracy. Their sonorous diction, economy, and sensitivity to the varied metres and modes of the original musical delivery make them equally suitable for reading or theatrical peformance. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.


Private Lives, Public Deaths

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Private Lives, Public Deaths draws on classical studies, Hegel, and modern philosophical analyses to describe how Sophocle's tragedy Antigone expresses a k ...

  • L'auteur : Jonathan Strauss
  • Editeur: Fordham Univ Press
  • ISBN: 0823251322
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Nombre de pages: 216
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Private Lives, Public Deaths draws on classical studies, Hegel, and modern philosophical analyses to describe how Sophocle's tragedy Antigone expresses a key concern of ancient Greek culture: the value of a living individual.


Black Antigone

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Black Antigone is a fresh and provocative interpretation of Sophocles’ tragedy, based on the belief that the potent rhythms of the African people were mu ...

  • L'auteur : George Porter
  • Editeur: Andrews UK Limited
  • ISBN: 1909183075
  • Genre: Drama
  • Nombre de pages: 85
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 1939
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Détails: Black Antigone is a fresh and provocative interpretation of Sophocles’ tragedy, based on the belief that the potent rhythms of the African people were much more a part of ancient Greece than has ever been suggested - especially by the Victorian classics professors on whose translations of Antigone many generations have relied. In Black Antigone, these African ‘roots’ are most evident in the controversial treatment of the Chorus, which beats with the rhythmic heart of Africa, reminding us not only that this was supposed to be a Dionysian revel, but that it was Africa that gave us the rhythms of reggae, rhythm-and-blues, and rock. Literary critic Terry Eagleton has described Black Antigone as “remarkably inventive” and Ruth Little of the Young Vic Theatre Company called it “rigorous and muscular”. In addition to the play itself, Black Antigone includes a critical introduction and a bibliography.


Antigone in the Americas

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Argues for a decolonial reinterpretation of Sophocles’ classical tragedy, Antigone, that can help us to rethink the anti-colonial politics of militant mo ...

  • L'auteur : Andrés Fabián Henao Castro
  • Editeur: SUNY Press
  • ISBN: 1438484291
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Nombre de pages: 290
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Argues for a decolonial reinterpretation of Sophocles’ classical tragedy, Antigone, that can help us to rethink the anti-colonial politics of militant mourning in the Americas. Sophocles's classical tragedy, Antigone, is continually reinvented, particularly in the Americas. Theater practitioners and political theorists alike revisit the story to hold states accountable for their democratic exclusions, as Antigone did in disobeying the edict of her uncle, Creon, for refusing to bury her brother, Polynices. Antigone in the Americas not only analyzes the theoretical reception of Antigone, when resituated in the Americas, but further introduces decolonial rumination as a new interpretive methodology through which to approach classical texts. Traveling between modern present and ancient past, Andrés Fabián Henao Castro focuses on metics (resident aliens) and slaves, rather than citizens, making the feminist politics of burial long associated with Antigone relevant for theorizing militant forms of mourning in the global south. Grounded in settler colonial critique, black and woman of color feminisms, and queer and trans of color critique, Antigone in the Americas offers a more radical interpretation of Antigone, one relevant to subjects situated under multiple and interlocking systems of oppression. Andrés Fabián Henao Castro is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts Boston.


Imagery of Sophocles Antigone

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A systematic investigation of a Greek text, employing the techniques of the "new criticism." The book is a major contribution to the study of Sophocles and ...

  • L'auteur : Robert Francis Goheen
  • Editeur: Princeton University Press
  • ISBN: 1400886821
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Nombre de pages: 180
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: A systematic investigation of a Greek text, employing the techniques of the "new criticism." The book is a major contribution to the study of Sophocles and of Greek drama. Originally published in 1951. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.


The Theban Plays

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This anthology includes English translations of three plays of Sophocles' Oidipous Cycle: Antigone, King Oidipous, and Oidipous at Colonus. The trilogy inc ...

  • L'auteur : Sophocles
  • Editeur: Hackett Publishing
  • ISBN: 1585106267
  • Genre: Drama
  • Nombre de pages: 248
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 1981
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Détails: This anthology includes English translations of three plays of Sophocles' Oidipous Cycle: Antigone, King Oidipous, and Oidipous at Colonus. The trilogy includes an introductory essay on Sophocles life, ancient theatre, and the mythic and religious background of the plays. Each of these plays is available from Focus in a single play edition. Focus Classical Library provides close translations with notes and essays to provide access to understanding Greek culture.


Producers' Choice: Six Plays for Young Performers

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Producers' Choice: Six Plays for Young Performers showcases some of the best plays for young people produced by the UK's leading theatre companies. The pla ...

  • L'auteur : Megan Barker,DJ Britton,James Graham,Sarah May,Simon Reade,Simon Stephens
  • Editeur: Bloomsbury Publishing
  • ISBN: 1408144883
  • Genre: Drama
  • Nombre de pages: 432
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 783
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Détails: Producers' Choice: Six Plays for Young Performers showcases some of the best plays for young people produced by the UK's leading theatre companies. The plays are ideal for young performers aged 13-25 and offer a diverse range of challenges, styles and subjects. The volume will prove essential for teachers and students of Drama and for youth drama groups. The plays include modern reworkings of classics, such as Simon Reade's witty and brilliantly inventive adaptation of Lewis Carroll's much-loved fantasy, and DJ Britton's version of Sophocles' Theban plays, the tragic Oedipus/Antigone. Contemporary teenage issues are dealt with in Megan Barker's beautiful and uplifting Promise and Sarah May's The Butterfly Club. Simon Stephens' hit-play Punk Rock set in a grammar school explores dislocation and aggression among sixth form pupils; James Graham's Tory Boyz is a fast-paced, political comedy about prejudice and ambition in Westminster. Each play features production notes and the volume is introduced by Paul Roseby, Artistic Director of the National Youth Theatre. For schools, youth theatre groups and drama colleges this anthology of thematically and stylistically diverse plays will prove an invaluable resource.


American Antigone

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The actions of a young woman to honor her aborted brother ignite a national firestorm that changes the lives of everyone involved. American Antigone is a r ...

  • L'auteur : Matthew Archbold
  • Editeur: Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • ISBN: 1725282747
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 180
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 1910
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Détails: The actions of a young woman to honor her aborted brother ignite a national firestorm that changes the lives of everyone involved. American Antigone is a roller coaster ride of life-and-death encounters, a media firestorm, and a tale of grace and conversion. This book is a must-read for anyone who cares about a culture of life, religious freedom, or understanding our current national crisis.


Sophocles I

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Sophocles I contains the plays “Antigone,” translated by Elizabeth Wyckoff; “Oedipus the King,” translated by David Grene; and “Oedipus at Colonu ...

  • L'auteur : Sophocles
  • Editeur: University of Chicago Press
  • ISBN: 0226311538
  • Genre: Drama
  • Nombre de pages: 224
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 608
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Détails: Sophocles I contains the plays “Antigone,” translated by Elizabeth Wyckoff; “Oedipus the King,” translated by David Grene; and “Oedipus at Colonus,” translated by Robert Fitzgerald. Sixty years ago, the University of Chicago Press undertook a momentous project: a new translation of the Greek tragedies that would be the ultimate resource for teachers, students, and readers. They succeeded. Under the expert management of eminent classicists David Grene and Richmond Lattimore, those translations combined accuracy, poetic immediacy, and clarity of presentation to render the surviving masterpieces of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides in an English so lively and compelling that they remain the standard translations. Today, Chicago is taking pains to ensure that our Greek tragedies remain the leading English-language versions throughout the twenty-first century. In this highly anticipated third edition, Mark Griffith and Glenn W. Most have carefully updated the translations to bring them even closer to the ancient Greek while retaining the vibrancy for which our English versions are famous. This edition also includes brand-new translations of Euripides’ Medea, The Children of Heracles, Andromache, and Iphigenia among the Taurians, fragments of lost plays by Aeschylus, and the surviving portion of Sophocles’s satyr-drama The Trackers. New introductions for each play offer essential information about its first production, plot, and reception in antiquity and beyond. In addition, each volume includes an introduction to the life and work of its tragedian, as well as notes addressing textual uncertainties and a glossary of names and places mentioned in the plays. In addition to the new content, the volumes have been reorganized both within and between volumes to reflect the most up-to-date scholarship on the order in which the plays were originally written. The result is a set of handsome paperbacks destined to introduce new generations of readers to these foundational works of Western drama, art, and life.


Political Narrations

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This book analyzes narrations embedded in political disputes, allowing readers to gain a deeper understanding of modern political reality. The author explo ...

  • L'auteur : Ingo Juchler
  • Editeur: Springer
  • ISBN: 3319707558
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Nombre de pages: 123
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: This book analyzes narrations embedded in political disputes, allowing readers to gain a deeper understanding of modern political reality. The author explores this theme in readings of the Sophocles tragedy Antigone, the Melian Dialogue of Thucydides, Heinrich von Kleist’s novella Michael Kohlhaas, Fyodor Dostoevsky's The Grand Inquisitor and E.L. Doctorow’s Ragtime novel, taking into account the relevant interdisciplinary aspects of the narratives. His study of these four narrations focuses on key political concepts, such as might and right, self-interest, legality and justice, the nation-state and democracy, and relates them compellingly to current actuality. Since narrations can exert comprehensive and lasting influence on individuals’ political discernment, this systematic analysis allows for a better comprehension of politics in education and civics.


Political Left and Right since Antigone

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Why do we use the terms “left” and “right” to characterize political matters? Left and right in themselves have no political significance. Apparent ...

  • L'auteur : Frits Bienfait
  • Editeur: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • ISBN: 1527535045
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Nombre de pages: 138
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 604
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Détails: Why do we use the terms “left” and “right” to characterize political matters? Left and right in themselves have no political significance. Apparently there is something inside us that connects these bodily terms to politics. This book is the first to discover that “something”. Political use of the terms “left” and “right” originated in the French Estates General on the 7th of May 1789, two days after its grandiose opening session, in a simple ad hoc measure for a short event that afternoon. However, this measure embodied the unforeseen emergence of the political left/right dichotomy. Its continual developments are discussed here, with examples not only from politics, but also from everyday life, anthropology, genetic engineering, a novel by Turgenev, ingenious experiments with volunteers, and much more. But above all, the dichotomy is enshrined in unconscious urges deep within us—as illustrated 2,400 years ago by Sophocles in his tragedy Antigone.


Oedipus the King and Antigone

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Translated and edited by Peter D. Arnott, this classic and highly popular edition contains two essential plays in the development of Greek tragedy-Oedipus ...

  • L'auteur : Sophocles
  • Editeur: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118818644
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Nombre de pages: 107
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 346
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Détails: Translated and edited by Peter D. Arnott, this classic and highly popular edition contains two essential plays in the development of Greek tragedy-Oedipus the King and Antigone-for performance and study. The editor's introduction contains a brief biography of the playwright and a description of Greek theater. Also included are a list of principal dates in the life of Sophocles and a bibliography.


The Oedipus Trilogy: Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus, Antigone

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Three of Greatest Greek Plays in one Collection “Time, which sees all things, has found you out.” ― Sophocles, Oedipus Rex Sophocles' three Theban pl ...

  • L'auteur : Sophocles Sophocles
  • Editeur: Xist Publishing
  • ISBN: 1623959098
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Nombre de pages: 231
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 1693
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Détails: Three of Greatest Greek Plays in one Collection “Time, which sees all things, has found you out.” ― Sophocles, Oedipus Rex Sophocles' three Theban plays, Oedipus, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone, are cornerstones of western civilization and dramatic history. Each play stems from the fated tragedy that Oedipus would kill his father and marry his mother. This Xist Classics edition has been professionally formatted for e-readers with a linked table of contents. This eBook also contains a bonus book club leadership guide and discussion questions. We hope you’ll share this book with your friends, neighbors and colleagues and can’t wait to hear what you have to say about it. Xist Publishing is a digital-first publisher. Xist Publishing creates books for the touchscreen generation and is dedicated to helping everyone develop a lifetime love of reading, no matter what form it takes


Antigone

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« Ô malheureuse enfant d'un père malheureux ! » Bravant l’interdit du roi de Thèbes, Antigone, fille d’Œdipe, choisit d’enterrer son frère reb ...

  • L'auteur : Clotilde Bruneau,Giuseppe Baiguera,Luc Ferry,Didier Poli
  • Editeur: Glénat BD
  • ISBN: 2331035520
  • Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Nombre de pages: 56
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 1173
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Détails: « Ô malheureuse enfant d'un père malheureux ! » Bravant l’interdit du roi de Thèbes, Antigone, fille d’Œdipe, 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 les dieux. Mais le roi Créon, son propre oncle, n’a lui pas l’intention de bafouer la loi des hommes, et condamne de fait sa nièce... La collection « La Sagesse des mythes » accueille ce texte fondateur de la philosophie qui illustre, selon le mot de Hegel, le conflit inéluctable et tragique de deux personnages « unilatéraux », c’est-à-dire légitimes dans leurs vues mais incapables de comprendre, ou en tout cas d’accepter, le point de vue de l’autre.


Hegel's Philosophy and Feminist Thought

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Although Hegel and feminism seem an unlikely couple, Hegelian philosophy played a prominent part in the thinking of groundbreaking feminist philosophers fr ...

  • L'auteur : K. Hutchings,Tuija Pulkkinen
  • Editeur: Springer
  • ISBN: 023011041X
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Nombre de pages: 271
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 1507
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Détails: Although Hegel and feminism seem an unlikely couple, Hegelian philosophy played a prominent part in the thinking of groundbreaking feminist philosophers from Simone de Beauvoir to Luce Irigaray. This book offers a new generation of feminist readings of Hegel from leading scholars in the both fields. Through close readings and innovative arguments, this book makes a significant contribution to the debate on gender and provides insight into philosophical method.


Literature and Revolution

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  • L'auteur : David Bevan
  • Editeur: Rodopi
  • ISBN: 9789051831603
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Nombre de pages: 182
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 1592
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Antigone

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Die Serie "Meisterwerke der Literatur" beinhaltet die Klassiker der deutschen und weltweiten Literatur in einer einzigartigen Sammlung. Lesen Sie die beste ...

  • L'auteur : Sophokles
  • Editeur: Jazzybee Verlag
  • ISBN: 3849618587
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  • Nombre de pages: 130
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 979
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Détails: Die Serie "Meisterwerke der Literatur" beinhaltet die Klassiker der deutschen und weltweiten Literatur in einer einzigartigen Sammlung. Lesen Sie die besten Werke großer Schriftsteller,Poeten, Autoren und Philosophen auf Ihrem elektronischen Lesegerät. Dieses Werk bietet zusätzlich * Eine Biografie/Bibliografie des Autors. Antigone ist eine Tragödie des antiken griechischen Dichters Sophokles. Ihre namensgebende Hauptfigur ist Antigone, die Tochter des Ödipus. Uraufgeführt im Jahr 442 v. Chr., ist es das zuerst aufgeführte Stück von Sophokles' „Thebanischer Trilogie“, zu der außerdem König Ödipus und Ödipus auf Kolonos gehören. (aus wikipedia.de)


Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature

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Describes authors, works, and literary terms from all eras and all parts of the world. ...

  • L'auteur : Merriam-Webster, Inc,MERRIAM-WEBSTER STAFF,Encyclopaedia Britannica Publishers, Inc. Staff
  • Editeur: Merriam-Webster
  • ISBN: 9780877790426
  • Genre: Reference
  • Nombre de pages: 1236
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 809
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Détails: Describes authors, works, and literary terms from all eras and all parts of the world.


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