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Antigone, interrupted

Author: Bonnie Honig
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
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"Sophocles' Antigone is a touchstone in democratic, feminist and legal theory, and possibly the most commented upon play in the history of philosophy and political theory. Bonnie Honig's rereading of it therefore involves intervening in a host of literatures and unsettling many of their governing assumptions. Exploring the power of Antigone in a variety of political, cultural, and theoretical settings, Honig  Read more...
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Named Person: Sofokles; Sophocles
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bonnie Honig
ISBN: 9781107036970 1107036976 9781107668157 1107668158
OCLC Number: 814301469
Awards: Shortlisted for C B MacPherson Prize 2014.
Description: xviii, 321 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Tragedy, maternalism, ethics: toward an agonistic humanism --
2. 'Antigone versus Oedipus, ' I: feminist theory and the turn to Antigone --
3. 'Antigone versus Oedipus, ' II: the directors' Agon in Germany in Autumn --
4. Mourning, membership and the politics of exception: plotting Creon's conspiracy with democracy --
5. From lamentation to logos: Antigone's conspiracy with language --
6. Sacrifice, sorority, integrity: Antigone's conspiracy with Ismene.
Responsibility: Bonnie Honig.

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A new interpretation of Sophocles' Antigone, exploring the intertwined history of law, politics, gender and humanism.  Read more...

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'Honig's sweeping consideration of how the 'Antigone' is read and misread offers us a new way to approach the pauses, the ellipses, and the frank interruptions that punctuate this classic text. We Read more...

 
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