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This is how I feel about Antigone Translation NotesI have read four versions of the Antigone three versions of Oedipus Rex and two versions of Oedipus at Colonus over five years I don t know why I m like this either Comment your favorite Antigone translations and I ll read them Oxford edition trans unk 2015 In ninth grade I read the Theban plays in my English class I liked them Antigone specifically made a very very large impression on me I promptly forgot every single thing I thought about them I have a terrible memory So when audible offered a free audio of the plays with a full cast narration I went for it And of course loved it again Will need to reread these translations to fully retranslate Audio edition trans unk 2018 This audio stars the excellent Jamie Glover as Oedipus and the always talented Hayley Atwell as Antigone but casting such as Samantha Bond as Jocasta Michael Melone as Creon and Lydia Leonard as Ismene stand out as well This is the reading upon which I decided perhaps Oedipus the King was very good Antigonick trans Anne Carson 2019 More an adaption than a translation and certainly not my favorite if only because I love Antigone s original words so much Worth reading but after reading Antigone proper Reviewed here The Greek Plays edition trans Frank Nisetich 2020 I loved the biting stychomythia of this translation Play Reviews for Everything Oedipus the King Oedipus means swollen foot in reference to his broken feet as a child but holds a double meaning Oida means I know and Eidon means I saw so the term could also be seeing foot If only he could see where his feet were going Seeing indeed is the primary tension of the play One eyewitness has two key details to give the story of exposing the baby for Laius and the story of watching a stranger kill Laius on a dark road What I like about this play is that it is a tragedy where no character has purposefully fucked things up Every single character from the later unsympathetic Creon to the excellently written Jocasta is sympathetic It is so upsetting to see it unfold see these characters have their lives so completely ruined Around halfway through the play Jocasta figures it out and begs Oedipus to stop the process knowing but thinking to take it to her grave he does not take it Oedipus receives the opportunity to blame it all on Creon and keep his leadership he does not take it He is finding the truth for altruism and will take it to the end For Oedipus his recognition and reversal are a nightmare come true a dream he never thought could occur I was near tears during Oedipus final speech Oedipus at Colonus I actually in hindsight am not sure I read this in ninth grade We were only actually reuired to read Antigone This is the Family Feelings play as in the relationship between Antigone and Ismene and Oedipus is upsetting and I don t like it Almost all the action of this one is offstage which makes it far harder to follow honestly this feels like a joiner between Oedipus the King and Antigone I did enjoy the sense of tragedy and the character development Antigone What I like about Antigone is Antigone No that s not uite right What I like about Antigone is its focus on very different characters as they try to undermine Creon in three very different ways Acting from honor from logic from empathy the three youth of the royal family protest his decisions Antigone representing the god s honor and the woman s honor Ismene representing the woman s honor Haemon representing the youth s honor and the city s honor The actions of Antigone Haemon and Ismene break the heirarchy down and though by the end of the play two lie dead they have taught Creon his lesson When the tyrant does not listen to those around him he has nothing and leaves the dead in his wake Antigone loves her honor before the gods and will break any heirarchy woman or not to get to it yet the city is on her side following her lead Ismene and Antigone have a fascinating sisterly relationship The stychomythia certain kind of meter used for conversation between Haemon and Creon is one of my favorite scenes in any play I ve read ever The guard witnesses two very key events in Antigone s life he is almost casual and oddly comedic He introduces two burials one scattering of earth one seemingly divine and done by Antigone This is not notable on the first readthrough On the second the uestion of who actually does the first burial hits Notable in the sense of tragic convention is that the chorus is all male in this genre the chorus is generally the same gender as the protagonists generally of a lower social position but sympathetic Though the chorus here is at times kind to Antigone they are never fully on her side By the time she gives her death speech about to walk into her tomb we know she is truly alone Antigone is a spectacle to the chorus as Oedipus once wasNotable Lines Frank Nisetich translationANTIGONE No dread of what some man might think would ever make me be guilty before the gods 457 459ANTIGONE And I can t join in hate but only in love 528ANTIGONE Your thoughts appealed to some mine to othersISMENE And yet we re both found guilty both alike 558 559CREON Rulers own their cities isn t that the sayingHAEMON A fine ruler you d make alone in a desertCREON This fellow it seems is on the woman s side HAEMON If you re a woman it s you I care for 738 741HAEMON Do you want to talk and talk and never listen 755These plays are an excellent look at the nature of humanity the hypocrisy of us and the fact that we all have our good sides and our bad I know I will not be ending my love affair with Antigone anytime soon Blog Twitter Instagram Spotify Youtube About 痴人の愛 Chijin no Ai ou d'occasion The Oedipus Cycle A New Translation ebook ePub A New Translation The Oedipus Cycle Sophocle Harper Perennial Des milliers de livres avec la livraison chez vous en jour Forgotten Bones ou en magasin avec % de rduction The Oedipus Cycle Oedipus Rex Oedipus at I had to read Antigone the third play in The Oedipus Cycle in the th True Names or th grade The teacher filled us in about the Departure from the Script The Hollywood Series #1 occurrences in Oedipus Rex but L'assiette à malices : 101 astuces pour cuisiner sain, vite, bon, à petit prix our starting point was String Theory Demystified only with Antigone My memory fails to recall which grade exactly but I certainly remember how my English teacher made it deathly boring I can't remember which teacher but it still clings to my memory his القرآن الكريم or her The Oedipus Cycle CALI The father heart of God oedipus the king Translation by F Storr BA Formerly Scholar The Art of Fermentation: An In-Depth Exploration of Essential Concepts and Processes from Around the World of Trinity College Cambridge From the Loeb Library Edition Originally published by Harvard University Press Cambridge MA and The Oedipus Cycle | Theriault Wiki | Fandom The Oedipus Cycle full name Sophocles Oedipus Cycle Oedipus Rex Oedipus at Colonus Antigone is a book that consists Prontuario per il primo intervento delle forze dell'ordine of three plays that were Top Bar Beekeeping with Les Crowder and Heather Harrell originally written by ancient Greek tragedian Sophocles Oedipus Rex Oedipus at Colonus and AntigoneThe three plays were collectively translated by Dudley Fitts and Robert Fitzgerald PDF The Oedipus Cycle Oedipus RexOedipus at Free download In the Mirror Literature and Politics in Siam in the American Era or read The Chief Seattle's Speech online The Oedipus Cycle Oedipus RexOedipus at ColonusAntigone pdf ePUB book The first edition Céleste, ma planète of the novel was published in and was written by Sophocles The book was published in multiple languages including English consists Bond: Photographed by Terry O’Neill: The Definitive Collection of pages and is available in Paperback format The main characters The Shackled Continent of this classics plays story are Antigone Ismene sister César Franck 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This is how I feel about Antigone Translation NotesI have read four versions Pucked Over Pucked #3 of the Antigone three versions Being Hospitable (Desert Rose Hook-Ups #1) of Oedipus Rex and two versions Idols of Oedipus at Colonus The Second Agreement With Hell over five years I don t know why I m like this either Comment your favorite Antigone translations and I ll read them Oxford edition trans unk 2015 In ninth grade I read the Theban plays in my English class I liked them Antigone specifically made a very very large impression Navigatio Sancti Brendani Abbatis on me I promptly forgot every single thing I thought about them I have a terrible memory So when audible End of an Era offered a free audio Stray Dog of the plays with a full cast narration I went for it And Nursing the Knight of course loved it again Will need to reread these translations to fully retranslate Audio edition trans unk 2018 This audio stars the excellent Jamie Glover as Oedipus and the always talented Hayley Atwell as Antigone but casting such as Samantha Bond as Jocasta Michael Melone as Creon and Lydia Leonard as Ismene stand Alphas Alone Werewolves of Windermere #2 out as well This is the reading upon which I decided perhaps Oedipus the King was very good Antigonick trans Anne Carson 2019 More an adaption than a translation and certainly not my favorite if Manuel de Contactologie : Travaux Dirigés et Travaux Pratiques only because I love Antigone s Arachnoid Mater original words so much Worth reading but after reading Antigone proper Reviewed here The Greek Plays edition trans Frank Nisetich 2020 I loved the biting stychomythia ガラスの仮面 1 of this translation Play Reviews for Everything Oedipus the King Oedipus means swollen foot in reference to his broken feet as a child but holds a double meaning Oida means I know and Eidon means I saw so the term could also be seeing foot If Scripts d'hypnose Volume 1: 100 scripts pour vos séances d'hypnose only he could see where his feet were going Seeing indeed is the primary tension Utilisation manuelle des points chinois d'acupuncture du visage en esthétique: Contrôle de la dynamique du visage et prévention des rides (French Edition) of the play One eyewitness has two key details to give the story Ravished by the Knight of exposing the baby for Laius and the story Six mois à tuer of watching a stranger kill Laius Duineser Elegien on a dark road What I like about this play is that it is a tragedy where no character has purposefully fucked things up Every single character from the later unsympathetic Creon to the excellently written Jocasta is sympathetic It is so upsetting to see it unfold see these characters have their lives so completely ruined Around halfway through the play Jocasta figures it HBR's 10 Must Reads on Mental Toughness (with bonus interview "Post-Traumatic Growth and Building Resilience" with Martin Seligman) (HBR's 10 Must Reads) out and begs Oedipus to stop the process knowing but thinking to take it to her grave he does not take it Oedipus receives the Catalogue d'objets introuvables opportunity to blame it all Mi-pute, mi-soumise on Creon and keep his leadership he does not take it He is finding the truth for altruism and will take it to the end For Oedipus his recognition and reversal are a nightmare come true a dream he never thought could The Crimson Corsair and the Lost Treasure of Count Dooku occur I was near tears during Oedipus final speech Oedipus at Colonus I actually in hindsight am not sure I read this in ninth grade We were Tako zamišljam nebo only actually reuired to read Antigone This is the Family Feelings play as in the relationship between Antigone and Ismene and Oedipus is upsetting and I don t like it Almost all the action Annabelle Roman of this The Hacker and the State: Cyber Attacks and the New Normal of Geopolitics one is Daughter of Destiny Kathryn Kuhlman offstage which makes it far harder to follow honestly this feels like a joiner between Oedipus the King and Antigone I did enjoy the sense Akira 1 of tragedy and the character development Antigone What I like about Antigone is Antigone No that s not uite right What I like about Antigone is its focus Dismissing Jesus on very different characters as they try to undermine Creon in three very different ways Acting from honor from logic from empathy the three youth Ийнгаа миний хээр тал Мементо г бүтээхүй of the royal family protest his decisions Antigone representing the god s honor and the woman s honor Ismene representing the woman s honor Haemon representing the youth s honor and the city s honor The actions Revisioning 007: James Bond and Casino Royale of Antigone Haemon and Ismene break the heirarchy down and though by the end Das grosse Lexikon der Charakterkunde of the play two lie dead they have taught Creon his lesson When the tyrant does not listen to those around him he has nothing and leaves the dead in his wake Antigone loves her honor before the gods and will break any heirarchy woman Dawn of War: Tempest or not to get to it yet the city is Menyatu dengan umat menyatu dengan bangsa Pemikiran keislaman keindonesiaan HMI 1947 1997 on her side following her lead Ismene and Antigone have a fascinating sisterly relationship The stychomythia certain kind Chimera of meter used for conversation between Haemon and Creon is O Labirinto de Espelhos one Plants and People of my favorite scenes in any play I ve read ever The guard witnesses two very key events in Antigone s life he is almost casual and Newlyweds Anal Lessons oddly comedic He introduces two burials Dimensionnement des installations sanitaires et thermiques domestiques one scattering 일요일 스키야키 식당 of earth Apollo's Arrow: The Profound and Enduring Impact of Coronavirus on the Way We Live one seemingly divine and done by Antigone This is not notable The Indians The Old West on the first readthrough On the second the uestion Champagne Football of who actually does the first burial hits Notable in the sense The Viscount Who Loved Me of tragic convention is that the chorus is all male in this genre the chorus is generally the same gender as the protagonists generally スプートニクの恋人 [Supūtoniku no Koibito] of a lower social position but sympathetic Though the chorus here is at times kind to Antigone they are never fully The Enemy The Enemy #1 on her side By the time she gives her death speech about to walk into her tomb we know she is truly alone Antigone is a spectacle to the chorus as Oedipus Orwell: The Lost Writings once wasNotable Lines Frank Nisetich translationANTIGONE No dread İkili Anlaşmaların İçyüzü of what some man might think would ever make me be guilty before the gods 457 459ANTIGONE And I can t join in hate but Years Work in Critical and Cultural Theory Volume 1 only in love 528ANTIGONE Your thoughts appealed to some mine to Fence othersISMENE And yet we re both found guilty both alike 558 559CREON Rulers Adrenal Fatigue own their cities isn t that the sayingHAEMON A fine ruler you d make alone in a desertCREON This fellow it seems is La révolution Holacracy on the woman s side HAEMON If you re a woman it s you I care for 738 741HAEMON Do you want to talk and talk and never listen 755These plays are an excellent look at the nature Ethics Goes to the Movies of humanity the hypocrisy Contagious. 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summary The Oedipus Cycle ↠ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF read æ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF É Sophocles By ancient Greek tragedian Sophocles Oedipus Rex Oedipus at Colonus and AntigoneThe three plays were collectively translated by Dudley Fitts and Robert Fitzgerald The Oedipus Cycle | Literature Essay Samples The Oedipus Cycle August by Essay Writer Sophocles presents us with two men in the Oedipus Cycle Oedipus and his uncle Creon Both are rulers of Thebes and share in their similarities as kings fathers and deservers of their fate; yet their similarities are few while their differences number Although Oedipus and Creon share these similarities political familial and religious The Oedipus Cycle Free Essay Example StudyMoose Sophocles presents us with two men in the Oedipus Cycle Oedipus and his uncle Creon Both are rulers of Thebes and share in their similarities as kings fathers and deservers of their fate; yet their similarities are few while their differences number Although Oedipus and Creon share these similarities political familial and religious that is to say their gods and fate their lives are The Oedipus Cycle uotes by Sophocles uotes from The Oedipus Cycle Oedipus Rex Oedipus at Colonus Antigone ‘If through no fault of his own the hero is crushed by a bulldozer in Act I The Oedipus Cycle Oedipus The King Oedipus at The Oedipus Cycle Oedipus The King Oedipus at Colonus Antigone Sophocles on com FREE shipping on ualifying offers The Oedipus Cycle Oedipus The King Oedipus Oedipus | Story Summary Facts | Britannica Oedipus in Greek mythology the king of Thebes who unwittingly killed his father and married his mother Homer related that Oedipus’s wife and mother hanged herself when the truth of their relationship became known though Oedipus apparently continued to rule at Thebes until his death Oedipus the King CliffsNotes Oedipus the King unfolds as a murder mystery a political thriller and a psychological whodunit Throughout this mythic story of patricide and incest Sophocles emphasizes the irony of a man determined to track down expose and punish an assassin who turns out to be himself As the play opens the citizens of Thebes beg their king Oedipus to lift the plague that threatens to destroy th. This Robert Fagles translation is beautiful far superior to other versions I ve read FittsFitzgerald or David Greene s for instance The language is vibrant and compelling an important asset for reading drama on the page If you ve not read Sophocles since a forced and indifferent slog during high school I d encourage you to rediscover it in a better light with this translation Highly recommendedThis was my first time reading all three Oedipus plays in succession and I appreciated that this volume presents them chronologically by Sophocles date of composition rather than seuentially according to their place in the Theban myth It s helpful to think of the three plays not as a trilogy but rather three separate tellings of the myth This is how the Greek audiences would have seen them and this arrangement also serves to better highlight Sophocles development as a playwrightThe introductory essays by Bernard Knox are also a joy to read for those who are interested but they re by no means a reuirement for the general reader The plays will stand on their own merit with or without the introductory material At the very least though I d suggest reading the brief summary of the Theban myths on pp 27 29 for background if you re not already familiar with the story Astérix chez les Pictes - 35 of Thebes and share in their similarities as kings fathers and deservers Special Valentine's Day Half Moon Hollow Story Jane Jameson #45 of their fate; yet their similarities are few while their differences number Although Oedipus and Creon share these similarities political familial and religious The Oedipus Cycle Free Essay Example StudyMoose Sophocles presents us with two men in the Oedipus Cycle Oedipus and his uncle Creon Both are rulers Is Jesus a Republican or a Democrat?: And 14 Other Polarizing Issues of Thebes and share in their similarities as kings fathers and deservers The Transcendental Temptation: A Critique of Religion and the Paranormal of their fate; yet their similarities are few while their differences number Although Oedipus and Creon share these similarities political familial and religious that is to say their gods and fate their lives are The Oedipus Cycle uotes by Sophocles uotes from The Oedipus Cycle Oedipus Rex Oedipus at Colonus Antigone ‘If through no fault Mikołaja Doświadczyńskiego przypadki of his Seize the Donut own the hero is crushed by a bulldozer in Act I The Oedipus Cycle Oedipus The King Oedipus at The Oedipus Cycle Oedipus The King Oedipus at Colonus Antigone Sophocles Girl Underwater on com FREE shipping The Magic of Hydrogen Peroxide on ualifying The Book of Seidr offers The Oedipus Cycle Oedipus The King Oedipus Oedipus | Story Summary Facts | Britannica Oedipus in Greek mythology the king The Third Scroll of Thebes who unwittingly killed his father and married his mother Homer related that Oedipus’s wife and mother hanged herself when the truth Zurbarán (German Edition) of their relationship became known though Oedipus apparently continued to rule at Thebes until his death Oedipus the King CliffsNotes Oedipus the King unfolds as a murder mystery a political thriller and a psychological whodunit Throughout this mythic story Hidden Omega of patricide and incest Sophocles emphasizes the irony The Homecoming of a man determined to track down expose and punish an assassin who turns The Revealing Image Analytical Art Psychotherapy in Theory and Practice out to be himself As the play D P. 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This Robert Fagles translation is beautiful far superior to Sons Of Chance other versions I ve read FittsFitzgerald In the Hand of the Goddess or David Greene s for instance The language is vibrant and compelling an important asset for reading drama Beneath The UnderdogHis World As Composed By Mingus on the page If you ve not read Sophocles since a forced and indifferent slog during high school I d encourage you to rediscover it in a better light with this translation Highly recommendedThis was my first time reading all three Oedipus plays in succession and I appreciated that this volume presents them chronologically by Sophocles date Wes of composition rather than seuentially according to their place in the Theban myth It s helpful to think Rayon beauté of the three plays not as a trilogy but rather three separate tellings تاريخ الغوص على اللؤلؤ في الكويت والخليج العربي of the myth This is how the Greek audiences would have seen them and this arrangement also serves to better highlight Sophocles development as a playwrightThe introductory essays by Bernard Knox are also a joy to read for those who are interested but they re by no means a reuirement for the general reader The plays will stand Haji Backpacker on their Celebrity Inc own merit with Bully or without the introductory material At the very least though I d suggest reading the brief summary The Crime Code of the Theban myths Language and Literacy 7th Edition on pp 27 29 for background if you re not already familiar with the story

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Alas alas what misery to be wise when wisdom profits nothing Great books do not reveal themselves all at once Old classics must be revisited from time to time at different stages of life in order to experience the many resonant freuencies of the work This time around I chose to listen to these Theban plays as an audiobook with a full cast and it was far preferable to the mute page Reading listening to or watching the Greek plays may be the nearest we get to time travel The works immerse us in a foreign world What struck me most was the Greek attitude towards freedom and fate Shakespearean tragedy is reliant on human choice As AC Bradley notes the tragedy is always specific to the individual to the extent that the tragedy of one play would be impossible for the protagonist of another Put Hamlet in Othello s place or vice versa and he would make short work of the play s problem The tragedy in a Greek play is by contrast inevitable and universal By the time that the curtain is raised in Oedipus Rex the Theban king has long ago sealed his doomThere is nothing special about Oedipus that marks him for a tragic fate His tragedy could have befallen a Hamlet or an Othello just as readily as an Oedipus This changes the entire emotional atmosphere Whereas in a Shakespearean tragedy we feel a certain amount of dramatic tension as the protagonists attempt to avert crisis in Greek tragedy there is instead a feeling of being swept along by an invisible inexorable force divine and mysterious It is animated by a far pessimistic philosophy that honest noble and wise people who do nothing wrong can be dragged into the pit of misery by an inscrutable destinyAs a result the plays can sometimes engender a feeling of mystery or even of vague mysticism as we consider ourselves to be the mere playthings of forces beyond all control and understanding Characters rise to power in such a way that we credit their virtues for their success and yet their precipitate fall shows that there are other forces at play Life can certainly feel this way at times as we are buffeted about lifted up and cast down in a way that seems little connected to our own actions For this reason I think that the fatalistic pessimism of these plays is both moving and at times even consolingOf the three the most artistically perfect is Oedipus Rex which Sophocles wrote at the height of his career Antigone the last play was actually written first and Oedipus at Colonus was written over thirty years at the very end of Sophocles lifeThough arguably the worst of the three Antigone is the most thematically interesting It pits two ethical concepts against one another with intense force specifically different sorts of loyalty Is it better to be loyal to one s family to the gods to the state or to the ruler Creon s interdiction though vengeful and petty is understandable when one remembers that Polynices is a traitor responsible for an attack on his homeland that doubtless cost many citizens lives Creon could have justified his decree as a discouragement of future disloyalty Antigone believes that duty to family transcends the duty of a citizen and the events justify this beliefIt must be admitted however that this ethical uestion is muddled by the religious nature of central issue Few people nowadays can believe that burial rites are important enough to merit self sacrifice and civil disobedience When the superstitious element is removed Antigone s ethical superiority seems uestionable at best Certainly there are many cases when loyalty to the family can be distinctly unethical If a sister sheltered a brother who just escaped imprisonment for murder I think this would be an uneuivocally immoral act But since burial does not involve help or harm to anyone the ethical uestion becomes largely symbolic if no less interestingEven if the emotional import of these plays has been somewhat dulled by the passing years they remain amazingly alive and direct The power of these plays is such that even now when the Greek gods have passed into harmless myth here we can still feel the sense of awe and terror in the face of a divine order that passes beyond understanding It would take a long time for theater to again reach such heights


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  • Paperback
  • 259
  • The Oedipus Cycle
  • Sophocles
  • English
  • 23 July 2020
  • 9780156027649