Antigone (Anouilh) | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Marilyn V. Schuler

This literature criticism consists of approximately 14 pages of analysis & critique of Antigone (Anouilh).
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Critical Essay by Marilyn V. Schuler

SOURCE: Schuler, Marilyn V. “‘Goddess’ vs. ‘Gyn/Ecologist’: A Comparative View of Antigone and La folle de Chaillot.” In Myths and Realities of Contemporary French Theater: Comparative Views, edited by Patricia M. Hopkins and Wendell M. Aycock, pp. 141-51. Lubbock: Texas Tech Press, 1985.

In the following essay, Schuler finds parallels between Anouilh's Antigone and Jean Giraudoux's La Folle de Chaillot.

Antigone and La Folle de Chaillot, both critical successes in France and the U.S. during the 1940s, are usually viewed as expressions of Resistance against Nazism and the Occupation of France during World War II.1 The present paper proposes, however, a different basis for comparison. Anouilh's Antigone and Giraudoux's Folle de Chaillot will be examined here for their “representations of women”...

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