‘Anouilh is a poet, but not of words: he is a poet of words-acted, of scenes-set, Antigone. By: Jean Anouilh Editor(s): Ted Freeman Translator: Barbara Bray. “Antigone” by Jean Anouilh, , available at Book Depository with free By (author) Jean Anouilh, Translated by Barbara Bray, Edited by Dan. In defying the tyrant Creon and going to her death, Antigone conveyed to Anouilh’s compatriots a covert message of heroic Translated by, Barbara Bray.
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Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Plays, Playscripts Literary Studies: Description ‘Anouilh is a poet, but not of words: Antigone, his best-known play, was performed in in Nazi-controlled Paris and provoked fierce controversy.
In defying the tyrant Creon and going to her death, Antigone conveyed to Anouilh’s compatriots a covert message of heroic resistance; but the author’s characterisaation of Creon also seemed to exonerate Marshal Petain and his fellow collaborators. More ambivalent than his ancient model, Sophocles, Badbara uses Greek myth to explore the disturbing moral dilemmas of our times.
Commentary and notes by Ted Freeman.
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