The Burial at Thebes

The Burial at Thebes

Sophocles' play, first staged in the fifth century B.C., stands as a timely exploration of the conflict between those who affirm the individual's human rights and those who must protect the state's security. During the War of the Seven Against Thebes, Antigone, the daughter of Oedipus, learns that her brothers have killed each other, having been forced onto opposing sides of the battle. When Creon, king of Thebes, grants burial of one but not the "treacherous" other,… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (January 13, 2014)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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