Bilingual Selections from Sophocles' Antigone: An Introduction to the Text for the Greekless Reader

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An innovative teaching tool for beginning students and text for comparatists lacking facility in Greek, this interlinear translation of seven related passages provides an introduction to the art of Sophocles. In addition, a long introductory essay on the dimensions of the play analyzes Antigone s androgynous nature.The passages chosen readily illustrate Sophocles diction and style and the play s ironic structure. They also reveal the characters of the antagonists. Three are character studies of the heroine. Another, the ...

Bilingual Selections from Sophocles' Antigone: An Introduction to the Text for the Greekless Reader 1977, Southern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780809308262

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