for Kindle Fire, Apple, Android, Nook, Kobo, PC, Mac, BlackBerry ...

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more

Antigone, Interrupted

Antigone, Interrupted by Bonnie Honig
Add to cart
US$ 24.00
Sophocles' Antigone is a touchstone in democratic, feminist and legal theory, and possibly the most commented upon play in the history of philosophy and political theory. Bonnie Honig's rereading of it therefore involves intervening in a host of literatures and unsettling many of their governing assumptions. Exploring the power of Antigone in a variety of political, cultural, and theoretical settings, Honig identifies the 'Antigone-effect' - which moves those who enlist Antigone for their politics from activism into lamentation. She argues that Antigone's own lamentations can be seen not just as signs of dissidence but rather as markers of a rival world view with its own sovereignty and vitality. Honig argues that the play does not offer simply a model for resistance politics or 'equal dignity in death', but a more positive politics of counter-sovereignty and solidarity which emphasizes equality in life.
Cambridge University Press; May 2013
344 pages; ISBN 9781107358140
Read online, or download in secure EPUB or secure PDF format
Title: Antigone, Interrupted
Author: Bonnie Honig
 
Buy, download and read Antigone, Interrupted (eBook) by Bonnie Honig today!