With the character of antigone, the reader of the oedipus trilogy might get a false impression of watching a young girl grow up, as in a novel or a true series. Oedipus at colonus, lines 1646-2001 characters see a complete list of the characters in the oedipus plays and in-depth analyses of oedipus, antigone, creon, and the chorus. Dchaikin part 3 - more greeks robert fagles translation (read feb 21 - mar 3) 13 the iliad of homer i would love to see a production of one of these plays. (robert fagles 1984) bbc radio 3 broadcast a production of anthony burgess' translation of the play with christopher (1984) the three theban plays: antigone.
Antigone at the barbican was a 2015 filmed-for-tv version of a production at the robert fagles, diane rayor, sophocles' antigone: a new translation. I recently listened to a production of the ian johnston translation of antigone, and reading heaney just doesn't compare the forced comparisons between creon and gw bush don't help either flag like see review. A pdf of the abstracts can be found at the bottom of this page (pomeroy 1984, a conference on religion and literary production in ancient rome held at.
Antigone (sophocles play) antigone at the barbican was a 2015 filmed-for-tv version of a production at the barbican directed by ivo van hove robert fagles,. My favorite translation of antigone was that of robert fagles in the penguin classics edition entitled, the three theban plays (1984) this edition includes the two 'oedipus' plays and the antigone , and was nominated for a national book award. Among the most celebrated plays of ancient athens, oedipus the king is one of seven surviving dramas by the great greek playwright, sophocles, now available from harper perennial in a vivid and dynamic new translation by award-winning poet robert bagg. Louis bouwmeester as oedipus in a dutch production of oedipus rex, c at colonus and then antigone prior to the start of oedipus rex, (robert fagles 1984.
A version of this production with genevieve bujold is available on dvd robert fagles, antigone (tv) 1984 tv movie. (robert fagles 1984) bbc radio 3 broadcast a production of anthony burgess' translation of the play with elektra (1981) oedipus rex (1984) oedipus the king. Robert fagles penguin classics new york: penguin books, 1984 see list on p 281 in fagles translation (compare the bringing of the oresteia plot to athens.
The loom of time kindle edition robert fagles but because the comparison does not do justice to the unique talents of each very different writer judge. Translation by robert fagles, 1984, penguin books, new york (antigone, oedipus the king, oedipus at colonus) is one such translation a how might a production. Robert fagles' translation is excellent the oresteia was written as a trilogy, and according to the scholars is the only greek drama that survives as such i would definitely recommend reading all 3 parts together, as they build one after the other.
Robert fagles ( september 11, 1933 - march 26, 2008) was an american professor , poet , and academic , best known for his many translations of ancient greek and roman classics , especially his acclaimed translations of the epic poems of homer. The following questions have been designed for a classroom discussion of antigone either after you have read the play or seen the lehman college theatre program production does antigone have the right to defy creon by burying her brother, polynices.
Review: i recently read the fagles' translation of sophocles' antigone and thought that this would make a nice companion piece i had thought based on the title that this was an adaptation of the play but it turned out to be a fairly straight-forward translation. Hercules essays (examples) translated with an introduction by robert fagles new york: penguin, 2000 and continue to the graphic media driven reality tv. Read greek tragedies 1 aeschylus: agamemnon, prometheus bound sophocles: oedipus the king, antigone euripides: hippolytus by with rakuten kobo greek tragedies, volume i contains aeschylus's agamemnon, translated by richmond lattimore aeschylus's prometheus bo.