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Antigone

Author: Sophocles.; Reginald Gibbons; Charles Segal
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Series: Greek tragedy in new translations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Publisher's description: Echoing through western culture for more than two millennia, Sophocles' play has been a touchstone of thinking about human conflict and human tragedy, the role of the divine in human life, and the degree to which men and women are the creators of their own destiny. This exciting new translation of the Antigone is both extremely faithful to the Greek and poetically striking and convincing.
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Genre/Form: Tragedies (Drama)
Tragedies
Drama
Named Person: Antigone, (Mythological character); Antigone, (Mythological character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sophocles.; Reginald Gibbons; Charles Segal
ISBN: 0195143736 9780195143737 0195143108 9780195143102
OCLC Number: 50041282
Description: ix, 197 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: On the translation --
Antigone.
Series Title: Greek tragedy in new translations.
Other Titles: Antigone.
Responsibility: Sophocles ; translated by Reginald Gibbons and Charles Segal.
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"Sophocles' text is inexhaustibly actual. It is also, at many points, challenging and remote from us. The Gibbons-Segal translation, with its rich annotations, conveys both the difficulties and the Read more...

 
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