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Private lives, public deaths [electronic resource] : Antigone and the invention of individuality / Jonathan Strauss.

Author/Creator:
Strauss, Jonathan.
Publication:
New York : Fordham University Press, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (232 p.)
Subjects:
Greek drama (Tragedy) -- History and criticism.
Sophocles. Antigone.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Here, Jonathan Strauss shows how Sophocles' tragedy 'Antigone' crystallized the political, intellectual, and aesthetic forces of an entire historical moment - fifth-century Athens - into one idea: the value of a single, living person.
Contents:
Tragedy, the city, and its dead
Two orders of individuality
The citizen
Loss embodied
States of exclusion
Inventing life
Mourning, longing, loving
Exit tragedy
Appendixes: A. Summary of Sophocles's Labdacid cycle ; B. Timeline of relevant events in ancient Greece.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
0-8232-5133-0
0-8232-5295-7
0-8232-5134-9
OCLC:
846997954
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