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Antigone

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Title: Antigone
Author: Sophocles
Price: $20.95

The series:
Classical Greek drama is brought vividly to life in this series of new translations. These new versions remain faithful to the original Greek, yet the language has all the immediacy of contemporary English. The result is a series of genuinely actable plays that bring students as close as possible to the playwrights' original words and intentions. Students are encouraged to engage with the texts through detailed commentaries, and to explore the plays' dramatic qualities through practical exercises and experimentation with the expressive use of voice, movement, mime and musical accompaniment.

Series features:
* full synopsis of the play
* commentary alongside translation for easy reference
* suggestions for discussion and analysis throughout the text
* comprehensive Introduction to the Greek Theatre
* timeline to set the play in its historical context
* guide to the pronunciation of names
* index of topic and themes

CONTENTS
* Preface
* Background to the story of Bacchae
* Translation and commentary
* Guide to Pronunciation of Names
* Synopsis of the Play
* Introduction to the Greek Theatre (by P.E.Easterling)
* Timeline
* Index

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 09/01/2003
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780521010733
Publishing status: Active
Antigone