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Antigones: How the Antigone Legend Has Endured in Western Literature, Art, and Thought

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Antigones: How the Antigone Legend Has Endured in Western Literature, Art, and Thought - Steiner, George, Mr.

According to Greek legend, Antigone, the daughter of Oedipus, secretly buried her brother in defiance of the order of Creon, king of Thebes. Sentenced to death by Creon, she forestalled him by committing suicide. The theme of the conflict between Antigone and Creon - between the state and the individual, between man and woman, between young and ... Read More