9780413695406

Antigone

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  • ISBN13:

    9780413695406

  • ISBN10:

    0413695409

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-12-14
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama

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Summary

Orginially produced in Paris in 1942, when France was an occupied nation and part of Hitler's Europe, this play depicts an authoritarian regime and the play's central character, the young Antigone, mirrored the predicament of the French people in the grips of tyranny.

Author Biography

Jean Anouilh (1910-87) is one of France's best-known dramatists.  His play, ANTIGONE, was published during the Nazi occcupation of France in 1944 and is his most famous work.
 

Table of Contents

Jean Anouilh: 1910-1987 v
Plot xii
Commentary
Anouilh and the theatre of his time xix
Greek myth in twentieth-century French theatre xxvii
Sophocles and the myth of Antigone xxxiii
Anouilh's Antigone xxxvi
Antigone in performance: the 1944 controversy and after xiv
Further Reading liv
Antigone
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Notes 62

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