Cover

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pp. 1-1

Title Page, Copyright, Dedication

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pp. 2-7

Contents

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pp. vii-viii

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Preface

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pp. ix-xii

I undertook this translation of Antigone with the same goal that I set for myself in my recently published translation of Oedipus Rex (University of Wisconsin Press, 2011). In both cases I’ve tried to do justice to the rhythmic character of spoken passages by using strict iambic pentameter while conveying the musicality...

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Introduction

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pp. xiii-liv

Oedipus, ruler of the ancient city of Thebes, unknowingly killed his father and married his mother. When he finally passed from the scene, he left four children behind: his sons Eteocles and Polyneices and his daughters Antigone and Ismene. Antigone is about the daughters....

Antigone

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pp. 1-68

Appendix 1. Guide to Pronunciation

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pp. 69-72

Appendix 2. Synopses of the Surviving Accounts of Oedipus and His Family

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pp. 73-92

Further Reading, Series Pages, Back Cover

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pp. 148-159