by Sophocles, Anne Carson and Bianco Stone
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Disaster follows when Creon, King of Thebes, forbids Antigone to bury her brother whom he has declared a traitor.
December 27, 2012 This year's literary heroines aren't defined by their desire to love or be loved — or even to be especially lovable. Writer and critic Parul Sehgal celebrates five sublimely stubborn women, frequently at odds with themselves and always at odds with their times.
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