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    Sophocles: Antigone (Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics) (Paperback)(English / Greek, Ancient (to 1453)) By (author) Sophocles, Edited by Mark Griffith, Series edited by P. E. Easterling, Series edited by Philip Hardie, Series edited by Richard Hunter, Series edited by E. J. Kenney

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    DescriptionSophocles' Antigone is probably the most widely read and performed of all Greek tragedies, and its themes and conflicts resonate powerfully into the modern era. In this new edition, Mark Griffith combines sophisticated literary and cultural interpretation with close attention to language, metre, and issues of performance, and thus makes the play more fully available to readers of Greek than ever before. The introduction requires no knowledge of Greek and will interest all students of drama and literature.


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    Title
    Sophocles: Antigone
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Sophocles, Edited by Mark Griffith, Series edited by P. E. Easterling, Series edited by Philip Hardie, Series edited by Richard Hunter, Series edited by E. J. Kenney
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 376
    Width: 122 mm
    Height: 182 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 399 g
    Language
    English
    Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521337014
    ISBN 10: 0521337011
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.2
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DD
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AHA
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    Ingram Theme: CULT/GREECE
    Ingram Subject Code: PY
    Libri: I-PY
    BISAC V2.8: LAN000000
    B&T General Subject: 495
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    DC21: 882.01
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000, LIT004190
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15770
    DC22: 882/.01, 882.01
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: DRA006000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PA4413 .A7 1999
    Thema V1.0: CB, DD
    Edition
    Annotated
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    01 November 1999
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Review quote
    'Griffith ... it would be fairer to describe him as thorough, undogmatic, and open-minded. He is in most respects the ideal commentator, and this book will be of permanent value to scholars and students at all levels.' Hermathena
    Table of contents
    Introduction: 1. Sophocles and Athens; 2. The story of Antigone; 3. Structure, dramatic technique, style; 4. The production; 5. The meaning of the play; 6. The transmission of the text; Antigone; Commentary.