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Additional Resources for Antigone by Sophocles

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Further Reading

Des Pres, Terence. "Creon's Decree" in Praises and Dispraises, Viking (New York), 1988, pp. 3-16.

Des Pres discusses Antigone's isolation in the play in terms that are political He alludes to recent re-tellings of the story by Jean Anouilh and Bertolt Brecht

Fox, Robin. "The Virgin and the Godfather. Kinship versus the State in Greek Tragedy and After" in Anthropology and Literature, edited by Paul Benson, University of Illinois Press (Urbana, IL), 1993, pp. 107-50.

Fox presents an argument based on anthropology that Antigone's conflict has to do with kinship ties, not with contemporary notions of individuality.

Grey, Wallace. "Antigone" in Homer to Joyce, Macmillan(New York), 1985, pp. 59-67.

In this short article, Grey challenges traditional readings of Antigone, in particular those, which stress the conflicts of individual vs. the state, religion vs. the state, natural law vs. the state, and man vs. woman.

Murnaghan, Sheila "Sophocles, Antigone 904-920 and...

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