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Author: Douglas Cairns; Thomas Harrison
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2016.
Series: Companions to Greek and Roman tragedy.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cairns, Douglas.
Sophocles: Antigone.
London : Bloomsbury Publishing, ©2016
Named Person: Sophocles.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Cairns; Thomas Harrison
ISBN: 9781472513441 1472513444 9781472512147 1472512146
OCLC Number: 953660232
Description: 1 online resource (257 pages)
Contents: Cover page; Halftitle page; Series page; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; 1 From Myth to Plot; The myth and its background; The play in the theatre; 2 Tragedy and Sympathy; Whose tragedy is it anyway?; Who is right?; Which side are you on?; 3 Progress and Pessimism; The first stasimon; The first and second stasima compared; Delusion and disaster; Mind, madness, and the nature of happiness; Causes and explanations; 4 Love and Death; Friends and enemies; Sex and death; Marriage and death; Back to the polis; 5 Reception; Ancient reception. Our Antigone: Hegel and afterConclusion; Notes; Guide to Further Reading; Bibliography; Glossary; Index.
Series Title: Companions to Greek and Roman tragedy.


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