E5 Context Resources

World Literature Module 5.2

Antigone

World Literature- Excellence in Literature: English 5Study Guide: World Literature (Excellence in Literature, English 5)

Focus Text: Antigone by Sophocles

The Burial at Thebes: A Version of Sophocles’ Antigone by Seamus Heaney

Honors Text: Oedipus Rex by Sophocles (included in the same volume as Antigone)

NOTE: This is a Greek tragedy, created to be heard. I strongly recommend listening to it, or at least a portion of it.

Audiobook: http://amzn.to/2qXmiaC (Includes all three plays in the Oedipus cycle.

EIL 5.2 Context Resources

These links represent only the online resources referenced in this module. Instructions, background information, offline resources, and assignments are all found in the Excellence in Literature study guide listed above.

http://www.users.globalnet.co.uk/~loxias/antigone.htm

http://www.virtualsalt.com/rhetoric.htm

http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/jgr6/201%20web/unit11/study_guide_antigone.htm

Dramatic Terms by Robin Boyask

http://www.theatrehistory.com/ancient/bates017.html

The Author’s Life

http://www.theatrehistory.com/ancient/sophocles001.html

http://www.notablebiographies.com/Sc-St/Sophocles.html

http://www.imagi-nation.com/moonstruck/clsc1.htm

Poetry

http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/from-the-antigone/


Sophocles’ poetry: Amazon.com.

Audio

Professionally recorded audio: http://amzn.to/2qXmiaC (Recommended)

Free, amateur audio: http://librivox.org/antigone-by-sophocles/

NOTE: Jean Anouilh’s Antigone is not Sophocles’ play; it is an adaptation, and the text is not the same.

Music

http://www.emusic.com/album/Mikis-Theodorakis-Antigone-MP3- Download/10904149.html

http://www.musicweb-international.com/classrev/2009/Oct09/Mendelssohn_antigone_83224.htm

Video

https://excellence-in-literature.com/greek-tragedy-an-introduction

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0055375/

https://excellence-in-literature.com/antigone-video-introduction

Visual Arts

http://www.topofart.com/artists/Lord_Frederick_Leighton/art_reproduction/2601/Antigone.php

http://artyzm.com/e_obraz.php?id=602

Historic Context

Eyewitness Ancient Greece by Anne Pearson

https://excellence-in-literature.com/some-preliminary-observations-on-classical-greek-literature-by-ian-johnston

http://www.wwnorton.com/college/history/ralph/referenc/wrldtime.htm

http://rhetoric.byu.edu/

Just for Fun

http://www.wwnorton.com/college/english/worldlit2e/short/ch/02/readingquiz.aspx


Index of World Literature context link pages

Note: All Amazon links are affiliate links provided for your convenience; full information in footer.

World Literature Texts (recommended editions)

British Lit study guide, and links to focus and honors texts (opens in a new tab at the author’s Everyday Education site)

 

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