Author : Ali Smith
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Publisher : Pushkin Children's Books
ISBN : 9781782690894
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Now there's a girl who understands things, the crow thought. When two brothers, Eteocles and Polynices, die in a vicious battle over the crown of Thebes, the new ruler, King Creon, decides that Eteocles will be buried as a hero, while Polynices will be left outside as a feast for the dogs and crows. But the young Antigone, daughter of Oedipus, will defy the cruel tyrant and attempt to give her brother the burial he deserves. This simple act of love and bravery will set in motion a terrible course of events that will reverberate across the entire kingdom... Dave Eggers says, of the series: "I couldn't be prouder to be a part of it. Ever since Alessandro conceived this idea I thought it was brilliant. The editions that they've complied have been lushly illustrated and elegantly designed."

Author : Cecilia Sjöholm
Genre : Philosophy
Publisher : Stanford University Press
ISBN : 9780804767262
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What if psychoanalysis had chosen Antigone rather than Oedipus? This book traces the relation between ethics and desire in important philosophical texts that focus on femininity and use Antigone as their model. It shows that the notion of feminine desire is conditioned by a view of women as being prone to excesses and deficiencies in relation to ethical norms and rules. Sjöholm explains Mary Wollstonecraft's work, as well as readings of Antigone by G.W.F. Hegel, Martin Heidegger, Luce Irigaray, Jacques Lacan, and Judith Butler. This book introduces the concept of the "Antigone complex" in order to illuminate the obscure and multifaceted question of feminine desire, which has given rise to the fascination of generations of philosophers and other theoreticians, as well as readers and spectators. At the same time the book argues for a notion of desire that is intrinsically related to ethics. The ethical question posed by Antigone, and explored in the book, is: what determines those actions that one must do, as opposed to those that one ought to do?

Author : Marta L. Wilkinson
Genre : Literary Criticism
Publisher : Peter Lang
ISBN : 143310282X
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Antigone's Daughters presents various readings of the classical myth of Antigone as interpreted through modern feminist and psychoanalytic literary theories. Topics such as femininity, education, and establishing selfhood amidst the restrictions of the patriarchal society presented by Sophocles provide the foundation for the modern novel. This study serves as a model for the comparative interpretation of literary works of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries including the writings of George Sand (Indiana), Karolina Pavlova (A Double Life), Nikolai Chernyshevsky (What Is to Be Done?), Emile Zola (L'Assommoir and Nana), María Luisa Bombal (La amortajada) and Isabel Allende (The House of the Spirits). Each chapter isolates an aspect of Antigone's struggle within both the public and domestic spheres as she negotiates her independence and asserts her voice. A valuable tool for the study of modern literature, the universality of Antigone presented in this study prompts the investigation of many classical motifs while providing a thorough study of various national literatures within their own contemporary contexts.

Author : Sophocles
Genre : Greek drama (Tragedy)
Publisher :
ISBN : OCLC:1065525903
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Author : Judith Butler
Genre : Literary Criticism
Publisher : Columbia University Press
ISBN : 9780231518048
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The celebrated author of Gender Trouble here redefines Antigone's legacy, recovering her revolutionary significance and liberating it for a progressive feminism and sexual politics. Butler's new interpretation does nothing less than reconceptualize the incest taboo in relation to kinship—and open up the concept of kinship to cultural change. Antigone, the renowned insurgent from Sophocles's Oedipus, has long been a feminist icon of defiance. But what has remained unclear is whether she escapes from the forms of power that she opposes. Antigone proves to be a more ambivalent figure for feminism than has been acknowledged, since the form of defiance she exemplifies also leads to her death. Butler argues that Antigone represents a form of feminist and sexual agency that is fraught with risk. Moreover, Antigone shows how the constraints of normative kinship unfairly decide what will and will not be a livable life. Butler explores the meaning of Antigone, wondering what forms of kinship might have allowed her to live. Along the way, she considers the works of such philosophers as Hegel, Lacan, and Irigaray. How, she asks, would psychoanalysis have been different if it had taken Antigone—the "postoedipal" subject—rather than Oedipus as its point of departure? If the incest taboo is reconceived so that it does not mandate heterosexuality as its solution, what forms of sexual alliance and new kinship might be acknowledged as a result? The book relates the courageous deeds of Antigone to the claims made by those whose relations are still not honored as those of proper kinship, showing how a culture of normative heterosexuality obstructs our capacity to see what sexual freedom and political agency could be.

Author : Mark Wolfgram
Genre : History
Publisher : Rutgers University Press
ISBN : 9781684480050
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Sophocles' play Antigone is a starting point for understanding the problems of human societies, families, and individuals caught up in the aftermath of mass violence. Through comparison of Germany, Japan, Spain, Yugoslavia and Turkey, we begin to appreciate the different pathways that societies have taken when confronting their violent histories.

Author : Jill Serpentelli
Genre : Fiction
Publisher : Page Publishing Inc
ISBN : 9781662420139
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Antigone, the stuffie tiger, first found his ability to be magical when he discovered he could transform himself into a real tiger. He waited for his owner, Tam, to be away for the weekend so he could investigate the answer to a question he’s always had. Are the tigers at the zoo in jail? Much magic and smiles result from his quest to answer his question as he visits the Bronx Zoo to investigate!

Author : Kerry Elizabeth Hanlon
Genre :
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ISBN : UCAL:X68407
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Author : Sophocles
Genre :
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ISBN : HARVARD:32044102850211
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Author : International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy. World Congress
Genre : Social Science
Publisher : Franz Steiner Verlag
ISBN : 3515087079
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Contents A. van Aaken: Synthesizing the Best of Two Worlds: A Combination of New Institutional Economics and Deliberative Theories D. Coskun: Law as symbolic form. Ernst Cassirer and the anthropocentric view of law L. De Sutter: How to Get Rid of Legal Theory? L. Garc�a Ruiz: On the Concept of Law and Its Place in the Legal-Philosophical Research N. Intzessiloglou: Socio-semiotic and socio-cybernetic approaches to legal regulation in an interdisciplinary framework L. Kaehler: The indeterminacy of legal indeterminacy M. Mahlmann: Kant's Conception of Practical Reason and the Prospects of Mentalism M. Mahlmann / J. Mikhail: Cognitive Science, Ethics and Law t G. Noll: The Exclusionary Construction of Human Rights in International Law and Political Theory C. Peterson: The Concept of Legal Dogmatics: From Fiction to Fact F. Puppo: Law, authority and freedom in Sophocles' Antigone M. Sandstr�m: The Concept of Legal Dogmatics Revisited B. Schafer: Ontological commitment and the concept of �legal system� in comparative law and legal theory S. Schaumburg-Mueller: Truth, Law, and Human Rights P. Sommaggio: Boethius' definition of persona: a fundamental principle of modern legal thought X. Yu: Human Faculties and Human Societies - A Three Dimensional Cultural Epistemology W. Zaluski: The Concept of Kantian Rationality and Game Theory.