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Antigone

By: Sophokles Carson, Anne(Translated by)

Part of the Oberon classics series
1783198109 / 9781783198108
Paperback
808.10923478
12/03/2015
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England
21 cm 54 pages
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Translated from the Ancient Greek.

When her dead brother is decreed a traitor, his body left unburied beyond the city walls, Antigone refuses to accept this most severe of punishments.

Defying her uncle who governs, she dares to say 'No'.

Forging ahead with a funeral alone, she places personal allegiance before politics, a tenacious act that will trigger a cycle of destruction. Renowned for the revelatory nature of his work, Ivo van Hove first enthralled London audiences with his ground-breaking Roman Tragediesseen at the Barbican in 2009.

Drawing on his 'ability to break open texts calcified by tradition' (Guardian), the director now turns to a classic Greek masterpiece.

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