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Antigone on the contemporary world stage

Erin B. Mee

Antigone on the contemporary world stage

by Erin B. Mee

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Appreciation,
  • Stage history

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [428]-450) and index.

    Statementedited by Erin B. Mee and Helene P. Foley
    SeriesClassical presences
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA4415.7 .A68 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 469 p. :
    Number of Pages469
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25140865M
    ISBN 100199586195
    ISBN 109780199586196
    LC Control Number2011284381

    1 Oedipus, once King of Thebes, was the father of Antigone and Ismene, and of their brothers Polyneices and Eteocles. Oedipus unwittingly killed his father, Laios, and married his own mother, Iocaste. When he learned what he had done, he blinded himself and left Thebes. Eteocles and Polyneices quarreled, Polyneices was driven out but returned File Size: KB.   Chapter Two includes a brief discussion of The Island as part of the long reception history of Antigone. Antigone on the Contemporary World Stage Author: Steve Kuehler.

    Antigone is just one of seven plays that have survived from the many plays Sophocles wrote during his lifetime. The EDSITEment-reviewed Perseus Project as well as The Glory That Was Greece, (available via the EDSITEment-reviewed Internet Public Library) provides historical background for ancient Greece and the importance of theater as ritual in this culture. Check out this great listen on Antigone by Sophocles. Translated by Sir George Young. Presented by the Online Stage. Sophocles ( BC BC), Aeschylus, and Euripides formed a trio of ancient Greek tragedians whose works represent the foundation of the Western tradition of classic.

    This chapter suggests that Egypt adapted Sophocles' Antigone during times of irreconcilable differences and political repression. A production of Brecht's Antigone protested Nasser's autocratic tyrannical rule, whereas a production of Anouilh's version offered an implicit response to Sadat's compromise with Israel and its allies, culminating in the Camp David Author: Nehad Selaiha. The MU Department of Theatre is bringing about 50 different screens of old salvaged TV sets and computer monitors to Ancient Greece in a revamped retelling of Antigone. The play, written around BC by famous playwright Sophocles, is the story of a young woman who defies the law of the state to bury the body of her disgraced : Katie Parkins.


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Antigone on the Contemporary World Stage is the first book to analyse what happens to Sophocles' play as it is adapted and (re)produced around the world, and the first to focus specifically on Antigone in performance. The essays, by an international gathering of noted scholars from a wide range of disciplines, highlight the numerous ways in which social, Author: Erin B.

Mee. Abstract. This book analyses what happens to Sophocles' play as it is adapted and (re)produced around the world, and Antigone on the contemporary world stage book focuses specifically on Antigone in performance.

The chapters highlight the numerous ways in which social, political, historical, and cultural contexts transform the material; how artists and audiences in diverse societies. Antigone on the Contemporary World Stage is the first book to analyse what happens to Sophocles' play as it is adapted and (re)produced around the world, and the first to focus specifically on Antigone in performance.

Sophocles' Antigone has been staged all over the world, and many of these productions have reconceived and remade the play to address local issues and concerns. This collection of essays explores the play's reception in numerous countries, as diverse as The Congo and Australia, Argentina and Japan.

Antigone on the Contemporary World Stage is the first book to analyse what happens to Sophocles' play as it is adapted and (re)produced around the world, and the first to focus specifically on Antigone in performance. The essays, by an international gathering of noted scholars from a wide range.

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Antigone on the Contemporary World Stage is the first book to analyse what happens to Sophocles' play as it is adapted and (re)produced around the world, and the first to focus specifically on Antigone in performance. The essays, by an international gathering of noted scholars from a wide range of disciplines, highlight the numerous ways in which social.

Antigone on the Contemporary World Stage. Edited by Erin B. Mee and Helene P. Foley. Oxford: Oxford University Press, ; pp.; illustrations. $ cloth, e-book Author: Marvin Carlson.

Among the plays of Sophocles Antigone is the most explicitly political, and the editors point out that productions of Antigone “often serve as a mask behind which to hide a critique of the government and avoid censorship” (27). The essays in this volume demonstrate how productions at particular historical moments have focused on different political questions important to.

By Helene Peet Foley, editor,Published on 01/01/ Recommended Citation. Foley, Helene Peet, editor,"Antigone On The Contemporary World Stage" ().Author: Helene Peet. Antigone on the contemporary world stage.

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List. The ideas Sophocles presents in Antigone have relevance in today's world, and indicate that modern society is not as advanced as we believe. The. ANTIGONE and ISMENE before the Palace gates. The weird of Oedipus, a world of woes. Is lacking in our fortunes, thine and mine.

What can its purport be. Didst hear and heed, Or art thou deaf when friends are banned as foes. Has reached me, to inspirit or deject. Beyond the gates to breathe it in thine ear.

Some dark secret stirs thy breast. 11 December GUST Assistant Professor of Mass Communication, Dr. Jamshid Malekpour and Ms. Shahla Mirbakhtyar Adjunct Theater Instructor at GUST, were mentioned in the book “Antigone of the Contemporary World Stage” by Erin B. Mee and Helene P.

Foley and published by Oxford Press, for their direction of the play Antigone. Antigone (Modern World Literature Series) Paperback – January 1, by Jean Anouilh (Author) › Visit Amazon's Jean Anouilh Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central /5(27). But “Antigone” the play moves on from the realm of the position paper to stir emotions that run very deep, indeed.

One looks on at once gripped and appalled as Creon’s defensive armor gives way. Antigone is a play by Jean Anouilh first published in Read a Plot Overview of the entire play or a scene by scene Summary and Analysis.

Summary & Analysis. See a complete list of the characters in Antigone and in-depth analyses of Antigone, Creon, The Chorus, and The Guards. Here's where you'll find analysis about the play as a whole. Antigone (/ænˈtɪɡəni/ ann-TIG-ə-nee; Ancient Greek: ἀντιγόνη) is a tragedy by Sophocles written in or before BC.

Of the three Theban plays Antigone is the third in order of the events depicted in the plays, but it is the first that was written. The play expands on the Theban legend that predates it, Genre: Tragedy. They adapted various myths to the African stage. The Antigone myth is one of the enduring myths that was used, though in differing ways, by both classical and modern playwrights.

Jean Anouilh. Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie review – a contemporary reworking of Sophocles The story of Antigone plays out in the modern world, in this Man Booker-longlisted exploration of the clash between.

Antigone was originally produced in Paris inwhen France was an occupied nation and part of Hitler's Europe.

The play depicts an authoritarian regime and the play's central character, the young Antigone, mirrored the predicament of the French people in the grips of tyranny/5.“The appeal of Greek tragedy is in its colorful characters and how modern practitioners have brought the stories alive on the modern stage,” she said.

In the lecture, Bakogianni contrasted the portrayal of Antigone in the ancient play versus in a theatrical rendition and in a. Although some contemporary plays — notably Posh and 13 — have accurately taken the temperature of the times, what about the timeless classics?

Does Sophocles’s Antigone (dated about BC) have anything to say to us today? How can it be of our time too? As the National Theatre wheels out this play, with a cast led by Christopher Eccleston and Jodie Whittaker, onto its main stage 3/5.