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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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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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Visual Depictions of the Meaning of Justice

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Discussion of the role of visual arts and visual imagery in law and legal theory. 11 $1.10 Add
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Reflections on the Antigone and Other Courtroom Dramas

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Discussion of dramatic depictions of courtroom trials. 11 $1.10 Add
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Glossary of Important Names, Terms, and Phrases

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Glossary of legal, dramatic, historical, and philosophical terms and names used in the text. 7 $0.70 Add