Theatre Studies & Drama

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Antigone v. Creon

Sophocles's Antigone as a Courtroom Drama

Sophocles’s Antigone presents the audience with a serious political question — whether law is capable of resolving fundamental questions of right and wrong or whether it … 385 View
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Preface

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The translation seeks to convey the language of law and the spirit of litigation embedded in the play. 11 $1.10 Add
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The Antigone as a Trial Play

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Discussion of how the play is about the law as advocacy rather than about law in the sense of formal validity. 20 $2.00 Add
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Legal Speech and Argumentation in the Antigone

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Explanation of the legal connotations of the words, phrases, and metaphors used in the play. 22 $2.20 Add
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The Forensic Question of the Play

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Examination of the forensic question of who buried the body and how it was done. 20 $2.00 Add
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Legal and Religious Discourse in the Antigone

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Examination of the conflict in the play between the discourses of religious law and human law. 20 $2.00 Add
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Antigone’s Closing Argument

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Critical analysis of Antigone’s closing argument. 29 $2.90 Add
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Creon’s Discourse Shift

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Analysis of Creon’s discourse shift. 18 $1.80 Add
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The Verdict of the Antigone

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Discussion of the verdict, not as a jurisprudential conclusion about justice in the abstract sense, but rather as an ambiguous observation about what has transpired. 17 $1.70 Add
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Antigone

English Translation with Stage Directions and Notes

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An English translation of the text of the play, plus notes. 130 $13.00 Add
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Trials, Law Courts, and Theatres

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Discussion of the overlap between the theatre and the courtroom in ancient Athens. 8 $0.80 Add
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Metaphors and Images for Justice in the Antigone

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Discussion of the play’s representation of law and legal culture through visual imagery and symbolism. 12 $1.20 Add
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Theater as Interaction and Identity Creation

High Status and Low Status Characters

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Theater as Interaction and Identity Creation, explores the first of two social spaces that at their core are about the exchange of power — theater and games. Fundamentally, to act is to … 11 $1.10 Add
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Antigone’s Personal Status under Athenian Law

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Discussion of Antigone’s capacity under Athenian law in relation to her role as an advocate and litigant. 10 $1.00 Add
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The Purpose of Play

Play as Evolution

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The Purpose of Play, begins with Stuart Brown’s discovery of the evolutionary purpose of play. Brown outlines the features of play, one being the creation of potential future events that … 11 $1.10 Add
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The Structure of Games

Ordering Interactions

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The Structure of Games, delves into the function of games, which is, according to Henricks, to order and reorder interactions with others. It looks at how status impacts the types of games people … 12 $1.20 Add