Antigone  -     By: Sophocles
Buy Item $2.50 Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

Antigone

Dover Publications / Paperback

$2.50 (CBD Price)
Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
CBD Stock No: WW78040

Current Promotions
* This product is not available for expedited shipping.
  • Other Formats (2)
Other Formats (2)
Description
Availability
Price
Add
Include
  1. In Stock
    $6.50
    Add To Cart
    0
    $6.50
  2. Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
    $2.50
    Add To Cart
    $2.50

Product Description

The setting of the play is Thebes. Polynics, son of Oedipus, has led a rebellious army against his brother, Eteocles, ruler of Thebes. Both have died in single combat. When Creon, their uncle, assumes rule, he commands that the body of the rebel Polynics be left unburied and unmourned, and warns that anyone who tampers with his decree will be put to death.

Antigone, sister of Polynics, defies Creon's order and buries her brother, claiming that she honors first the laws of the gods. Enraged, Creon condemns her to be sealed in a cave and left to die. How the gods take their revenge on Creon provides the gripping denouncement to this compelling tragedy.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 64
Vendor: Dover Publications
Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.19 (inches)
ISBN: 0486278042
ISBN-13: 9780486278049
Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
Series: Dover Thrift Editions

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. Animal Farm, Novel Units Teacher's Guide, Grades 9-12
    Animal Farm, Novel Units Teacher's Guide, Grades 9-12
    George Orwell
    ECS Learning Systems, Inc. / Trade Paperback
    $8.99 Retail: $11.99 Save 25% ($3.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW373055
  2. Death of Ivan Ilyich
    Death of Ivan Ilyich
    Leo Tolstoy
    Wordsworth Editions LTD / Trade Paperback
    $5.39 Retail: $5.99 Save 10% ($0.60)
    Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
    CBD Stock No: WW224533
  3. Personal Financial Literacy Switched-On Schoolhouse 2015  Edition
    Personal Financial Literacy Switched-On Schoolhouse 2015 Edition
    Alpha Omega Publications / 2015 / Compact disc
    $48.41 Retail: $56.95 Save 15% ($8.54)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW334400
  4. Persuasion
    Persuasion
    Jane Austen
    Dover Publications / 1997 / Trade Paperback
    $3.99 Retail: $4.50 Save 11% ($0.51)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW95559

Publisher's Description

Filled with passionate speeches and sensitive probing of moral and philosophical issues, this powerful drama reveals the grim fate that befalls the children of Oedipus. When Antigone, the daughter of Oedipus, chooses to obey the law of the gods rather than an unconscionable command from Creon, ruler of Thebes, she is condemned to death. How the gods take their revenge on Creon provides the gripping denouement to this compelling tragedy, still one of the most frequently performed of classical Greek dramas. Footnotes.

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Related Products

  1. Oedipus Rex: Dover Thrift Editions
    Oedipus Rex: Dover Thrift Editions
    Sophocles
    Dover Publications / Trade Paperback
    $2.50
    Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
    CBD Stock No: WW68774
  2. Complete Plays of Sophocles
    Complete Plays of Sophocles
    Sophocles, Moses Hadas
    Random House / 1982 / Mass Paperback
    $6.29 Retail: $6.99 Save 10% ($0.70)
    Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
    CBD Stock No: WW213547
  3. Antigone, Novel Units Student Packet, Grades 9-12
    Antigone, Novel Units Student Packet, Grades 9-12
    Sophocles
    ECS Learning Systems, Inc. / Other, N/A
    $10.49 Retail: $12.99 Save 19% ($2.50)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW77456

Availability

Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search