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Plot Summary of Antigone (Sophocles) - Further Resources

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Scholarly / Academic Sources for Antigone by Sophocles

Benardette, Seoth. "A Reading of Sophocles’ Antigone: III."Interpretation: A Journal of Political Philosophy 5 (1975), 148-184.

Frank, Bernhard. "Sophocles' Antigone." Explicator 56.4 (1998), 170-171

Melissidis, N S. "Human Condition and Political Authority in Sophocles' 'Antigone'." Philosophical Inquiry: International Quarterly 27.1-2 (2005), 203-210.

Nissim-Sabat, Marilyn. "Autonomy, Empathy, and Transcendence in Sophocles' Antigone: A Phenomenological Perspective." Listening: Journal of Religion and Culture [No Volume/Issue] (1990), 225-250.

Singh, Frances B. "Antigone's Changed Punishment: Gynaecology as Penology in Sophocles' 'Antigone.'." Australian Feminist Studies 18.40 (2003), 7-16.

Swazo, Norman K. "'Preserving the 'Ethos'': Heidegger and Sophocles' 'Antigone'." Symposium: Canadian Journal of Continental Philosophy (Revue canadienne de philosophie continentale) 10.2 (2006), 441-471.

Vasillopulos, Christopher. "The Character of Justice in Sophocles' Antigone." Skepsis: A Journal for Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Research 13-14 (2002), 305-318.

Willink. "Sophocles, Antigone 23-5 and the Burial of Eteocles." Mnemosyne60.2 (2007), 274-280.