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Antigone (Drama Classics)

by Sophocles

Antigone (Drama Classics) Synopsis

A muscular version of Sophocles' timeless masterpiece, offering a profound reflection on the nature of power, democracy and human rights. The war has ended, but with peace comes conflict. Antigone's brother Polyneices lies on the battlefield where he fell, his burial outlawed by Creon, the new king of Thebes. Should Antigone obey Creon, or must she follow her conscience and lay her beloved brother to rest?

Book Information

ISBN: 9781854592002
Publication date: 1st January 1900
Author: Sophocles
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 85 pages
Categories: Plays, playscripts, Classical texts,

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