Sophocles: Antigone

Sophocles: Antigone

Treating ancient plays as living drama. Classical Greek drama is brought vividly to life in this series of new translations. Students are encouraged to engage with the text through detailed commentaries, including suggestions for discussion and analysis. In addition, numerous practical questions stimulate ideas on staging and encourage students to explore the play's dramatic qualities. Antigone is suitable for students of both Classical Civilisation and Drama. Useful features include full synopsis of the play, commentary alongside translation for easy reference and a comprehensive introduction to the Greek Theatre. Antigone is aimed primarily at A-level and undergraduate students in the UK, and college students in North America.

  • For ages: 12-17
  • Format: Paperback | 126 pages
  • Dimensions: 130 x 199 x 8mm | 162g
  • Publication date: 24 Mar 2003
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication City/Country: Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Language: English
  • ISBN10: 052101073X
  • ISBN13: 9780521010733
  • Bestsellers rank: 45,574

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