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Mobilizing Antigone

Erin B. Mee and Helene P. Foley

in Antigone on the Contemporary World Stage

Published in print June 2011 | ISBN: 9780199586196
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191728754 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586196.003.0001

Series: Classical Presences

Mobilizing Antigone

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This chapter introduces this book which provides an analysis of what happens to Sophocles' play when it is adapted and performed in countries around the world. The main focus is on Antigone. The countries studied include Argentina, The Congo, Finland, Haiti, India, Japan, and the United States.

Keywords: Sophocles; Antigone; Greek tragedy; Argentina; The Congo; Finland; Haiti; India; Japan; United States

Chapter.  21223 words. 

Subjects: Classical Literature

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