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Published by Bristol Classical in Bristol .
Written in English


  • Sophocles,
  • Antigone (Greek mythology) -- Drama

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Edition Notes

StatementSophocles ; [editor] R.C. Jebb ; general editor, P.E. Easterling ; introduction, Ruby Blondell.
SeriesSophocles : plays, Classic commentaries on Latin and Greek texts
ContributionsJebb, Richard Claverhouse, Sir, 1841-1905.
LC ClassificationsPA4414 .A7 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination384 p. ;
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23141864M
ISBN 101853996475
ISBN 109781853996474
LC Control Number2007531583

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Antigone sneaks in and the Nurse appears and asks where she has been. Suddenly Ismene enters, also asking where Antigone has been. Antigone sends the Nurse away for coffee. Ismene declares that they cannot bury Polynices and that she must understand Creon's intentions. Antigone refuses and bids Ismene to go back to bed. Free download or read online Antigone pdf (ePUB) (The Theban Plays Series) book. The first edition of the novel was published in , and was written by Sophocles. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of 80 pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this classics, plays story are Antigone, Ismene (sister of Antigone). The book has /5. Sep 04,  · This finely-tuned translation of Sophocles' Antigone by Richard Emil Braun, both a distinguished poet and a professional scholar-critic, offers, in lean, sinewy verse and lyrics of unusual intensity, an interpretation informed by exemplary scholarship and critical insight/5(34). Created Date: 1/22/ AM.