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Jingan Young’s Antigone After Sophocles sets the ancient tragedy against the backdrop of the 2011 London riots. Antigone is a popular play for adaptation because of the lasting relevance of the questions it raises. Must we obey the law if doing so compromises our personal convictions? What is the relationship between power and gender? How does family loyalty tie into these questions? Such productions as Don […]

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