Antigone by Sophocles
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Antigone by Sophocles

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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?"

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781848420175
ISBN-10: 184842017X
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 5mm)
Pages: 96
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
Publish Date: 16-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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