Antigone | Study Guide

Jean Anouilh

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Author

Jean Anouilh

First Performed

1944

Type

Play

Genre

Tragedy

About the Title

The title Antigone is an allusion to Sophocles's play of the same name on which this play is based. Anouilh's Antigone is clearly the tragic offspring of her father, Oedipus, insisting on her own point of view without compromise until her death.

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