Antigone (Paperback)Anne Carson (author)
Paperback 64 Pages / Published: 19/03/2015
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When her dead brother is decreed a traitor, his body left unburied beyond the city walls, Antigone refuses to accept this most severe of punishments. Defying her uncle who governs, she dares to say 'No'. Forging ahead with a funeral alone, she places personal allegiance before politics, a tenacious act that will trigger a cycle of destruction. Renowned for the revelatory nature of his work, Ivo van Hove first enthralled London audiences with his ground-breaking Roman Tragediesseen at the Barbican in 2009. Drawing on his 'ability to break open texts calcified by tradition' (Guardian), the director now turns to a classic Greek masterpiece.
Publisher: Oberon Books Ltd
Number of pages: 64
Weight: 85 g
Dimensions: 210 x 130 x 5 mm
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