Antigone: a tragedy

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Methuen, Sep 1, 1960 - 71 pages
32 Reviews
Orginially produced in Paris in 1942, when France was an occupied nation and part of Hitler's Europe, this play depicts an authoritarian regime and the play's central character, the young Antigone, mirrored the predicament of the French people in the grips of tyranny.

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User Review  - Najoua - Goodreads

very interesting , although it did build quite the weak image of the heroine and I don't know how I feel about that , I mean yes it fits the theme they're going with but still going from a strong ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ameth - Goodreads

Here you can find my review in french about it : https:// Read full review

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About the author (1960)

Jean Anouilh was born on June 23, 1910, in France. Anouilh studied law as a teenager and worked briefly in advertising. He soon became aware of his strong attraction to the theatre and became one of France's foremost playwrights and screenwriters. Anouilh's works are noted for their theatrical conventions. His plays, many of which are bleak dramas, feature characters facing highly moral dilemmas. He uses such conventions as flashbacks, role reversals, and play-within-a-play to achieve dramatic effects. Anouilh received a New York Drama Critics Circle Award for his play Waltz of the Toreadors and a Tony award for Thieves Carnival. Other well-known works include Antigone, Eurydice and the film Pattes Blanches. Anouilh suffered a heart attack and died in 1987.

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