Antigone, defying her uncle Creon's decree that her brother should remain unburied, challenges the morality of man's law overruling the laws of the gods.
The clash between her and Creon with its tragic consequences have inspired continual reinterpretation.
This translation by Don Taylor, accurate yet poetic, was made for a BBC TV production of the Theban Plays in 1986, which he directed.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 128
Weight: 110 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 8 mm