Interrogating Antigone in Postmodern Philosophy and Criticism by S. E. Wilmer

Interrogating Antigone in Postmodern Philosophy and Criticism

EditorS. E. Wilmer, Audrone Zukauskaite

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Antigone has become a major figure in current cultural discourse thanks to the late twentieth-century interpretations by such controversial theorists as Lacan, Derrida, Irigaray, Zizek, and Judith Butler. This collection of articles by distinguished scholars from a variety of intellectualdisciplines (including philosophy, psychoanalysis, feminism, theatre, and the classics) provides a postmodern perspective on the ethical and political issues raised by this ancient text and recent theatrical productions. The contributors provide an array of perspectives on a female figure whoquestions the role of the patriarchal state.

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S. E. Wilmer is Head of the School of Drama, Film, and Music at Trinity College Dublin. Dr. Audrone Zukauskaite is Senior Researcher at the Culture, Philosophy, and Arts Research Institute, Vilnius.
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Title:Interrogating Antigone in Postmodern Philosophy and CriticismFormat:HardcoverDimensions:450 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.1 inPublished:September 28, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Introduction1. Philosophy and Politics1. Tina Chanter: Antigone's Political Legacies: Abjection in Defiance of Mourning2. Cecilia Sjoholm: Naked Life: Arendt and the Exile at Colonus3. Audrone Zukauskaite: Biopolitics: Antigone's Claim4. Eugene O'Brien: The Body Politic: The Ethics of Responsibility and the Responsibility of Ethics2. Psychoanalysis and the Law5. Terry Eagleton: Lacan's Antigone6. Mark Griffith: Psychoanalysing `Antigone'7. Calum Neill: One Amongst Many: The Ethical Significance of `Antigone' and the Films of Lars Von Trier8. Ahuvia Kahane: `Antigone', Antigone: Lacan and the Structure of the Law9. Judith Fletcher: Sophocles' `Antigone' and the Democratic Voice10. Klaas Tindemans: `Antigone' and the Law: Legal Theory and the Ambiguities of Performance3. Gender and Kinship11. Luce Irigaray: Antigone: Between Myth and History/Antigone's Legacy12. Bracha Ettinger: Antigone with(out) Jocaste13. Liz Appel: Autochthonous Antigone: Breaking Ground14. Isabelle Torrance: Antigone and her Brother: What Sort of Special Relationship?15. Martina Meyer: Reclaiming Femininity: Antigone's 'Choice' in Art and Art History4. Translations, Adaptations, and Performance16. Deborah Roberts: Reading `Antigone' in Translation: Text, Paratext, Intertext17. Sean Kirkland: Speed and Tragedy in Cocteau and Sophocles18. Erika Fischer-Lichte: Politicizing `Antigone'19. Florencia Nelli: From Ancient Greek Drama to Argentina's `Dirty War'. `Antigona Furiosa': on Bodies and the State20. Astrid van Weyenberg: Revolutionary Muse: Femi Osofisan's `Tegonni: An African Antigone'21. S. E. Wilmer: Performing `Antigone' in the Twenty-First Century