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Antigone - Sophocles, John Harrison, David Franklin
Antigone
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Cambridge Translations from Greek Drama aims to eliminate the boundary between Classics students and drama students. Sophocles: Antigone is the fifth title in the series, and is aimed at A-level students in the UK and college students in North America.Features of the book include a full... show more
Cambridge Translations from Greek Drama aims to eliminate the boundary between Classics students and drama students. Sophocles: Antigone is the fifth title in the series, and is aimed at A-level students in the UK and college students in North America.Features of the book include a full commentary running alongside the translation with questions to encourage discussion, notes on pronunciation and a plot synopsis. Background information to the story is also provided.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780521010733 (052101073X)
ASIN: 052101073X
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Pages no: 118
Edition language: English
Series: The Theban Plays (#3)
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Julian Meynell's Books
Julian Meynell's Books rated it
4.0 Antigone
I probably enjoyed this play the least of the three Theban plays. It is really the tragedy of Creon and not Antigone and it marks the end of the destruction of the house of Oedipus. It is the most straight forward of the Theban plays and it has the structure and content that one expects of Greek d...
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even with nougat, you can have a perfect moment rated it
4.0
Read for my Law, Justice, and Morality class.
The Book Magpie's Nest
The Book Magpie's Nest rated it
4.0 Antigone
Read for my Law, Justice, and Morality class.
AmySea
AmySea rated it
I remember reading this in high school, and I liked it much better then. I just re-read this, and I just don't think that it has anything near the complexity of Oedipus. I found it to be mostly uninteresting, and lacking in emotional punch.
Well-Lucubrated
Well-Lucubrated rated it
5.0
A masterpiece that transcends the passage of time! How incredibly relevant this nearly 2,500 year-old drama is!While I couldn't even begin to enumerate all of the fascinating subtleties that are contained within this work, I will mention a few aspects that I believe will stick with me for the long h...
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