The Burial at Thebes: A Version of Sophocles' Antigone. Seamus Heaney, Sophocles
ISBN: 9780374530075 | 88 pages | 3 Mb
The Burial at Thebes: A Version of Sophocles' Antigone Seamus Heaney, Sophocles
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Oct 25, 2013 - Not so for Cody Innovations, the ensemble that is currently presenting one of the great Greek tragedies – Sophocles' “Antigone” – on the second floor at Summit Artspace, a Knight Arts grantee. Antigone defies him, citing the unwritten law, or divine law, against the precepts of the city, and is Anne Carson and Bianca Stone's collaborative version of Antigone – Antigonick – is far from a conventional rendering of Sophocles' play. Oct 25, 2013 - By 2003, Sophocles' Antigone, a fifth century B.C. His version of Philoctetes by Sophocles. Tragedy about a violent confrontation between a defiant young woman and an arrogant ruler, was one of the most widely adapted plays in Ireland. Jul 12, 2012 - Kreon, her uncle, King of Thebes, decrees that his body will not be buried, but left to rot in the open air, outside the walls of the city. Treviel Cody as Creon in "Antigone" at Summit Artspace. He sided with Eteocles, since he was ruling, and determined that Polyneices, who apparently picked the fight, would not received burial with honors as a warrior. �Antigone” goes back to 438BCE as a matter of fact. Sep 24, 2012 - This year's festival features a modernized take on Sophocles' Antigone, drawing parallels to modern political happenings like the Arab Spring and Occupy Wall Street movements, as well as the importance of social media to those causes. When Seamus Heaney was invited to When Heaney undertook his own version of the play, renaming it The Burial at Thebes (2004), he had arrived at a solution to the dangers of staleness and repetition—a mingling of poetry and politics. Both make clear, if coded, reference to contemporary Irish political life.
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