Antigone (Drama Classics)
Series: Drama Classics
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback, 85 pages ISBN: 9781854592002Publication Date:
29 Sep 2000
Size: 160mm x 105mm£4.99 £3.99You save £1.00 (20%)
EPUB, 85 pages ISBN: 9781780012650Publication Date:
1 Aug 2015
£4.99 £4.00You save £0.99 (20%)
First Staged:
c.441 BC

Antigone (Drama Classics)

By Sophocles Translated by Marianne McDonald

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The first great 'resistance' drama - and perhaps the definitive Greek tragedy.

Creon, the King of Thebes, has forbidden the burial of Antigone's brother because he was put to death as a traitor to the crown. Despite being engaged to Creon's son Haemon, Antigone disobeys the King and buries her brother. Enraged, Creon condemns Antigone to death and buries her alive in a cave. The prophet Teiresias warns Creon against such rash actions, and eventually Creon relents – but when he goes to release Antigone it is too late: she has already hanged herself.

This version of Sophocles' Antigone is translated and introduced by Marianne McDonald. It is also available in the collection Greek Tragedy: Three Plays.

Set Text >> Antigone is a set text for AQA Drama and Theatre Studies A/AS Level.

Series: Drama Classics
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback, 85 pages ISBN: 9781854592002Publication Date:
29 Sep 2000
Size: 160mm x 105mm£4.99 £3.99You save £1.00 (20%)
EPUB, 85 pages ISBN: 9781780012650Publication Date:
1 Aug 2015
£4.99 £4.00You save £0.99 (20%)

Also by Sophocles:

Antigone
Greek Tragedy: Three Plays
Oedipus
Electra (Sophocles)

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Also by Marianne McDonald:

Electra (Euripides)
Andromache
Electra (Sophocles)
Hecuba
The Oresteia

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