This study establishes parallels between the biological fratricide in Sophocles’ Antígone and the metaphorical fratricide in Griselda Gambaro’s. Antigone in Argentina: Griselda Gambaro’s. Antígona Furiosa. John Fleming. This article examines the ways in which Argentinean playwright Griselda Gambaro. Griselda Gambaro’s Antigona Furiosa, first performed in Buenos Aires in , is a play of protest, mourning, and rage that highlights the role gender played.

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Classical, Early, and Medieval Prose and Writers: What Sort of Special Relationship? King Creon, through the character of Coryphaeus, approaches her and demands why she dare defy him, but she stands with her actions, and proceeds to mock her sister Ismene’s cowardliness in refusing to bury her brother with her.

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Gambaro’s writing has been influenced by the politics furoisa Argentinawhich has seen three military takeovers, two rigged elections, several factions of urban guerrillas, and the state-run Dirty War from In the end it’s just a summary of Sophocles’ play. Antigone’s Claim 4 The Body Politic: Lois Hamilton rated it liked it Feb 22, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Antígona Furiosa which focuses on Argentina’s “Dirty War”

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Return to Antiggona Page. She throws herself on top of him, protecting or attempting to revive him, and attempts to give him proper burial. Civil War American History: This chapter discusses Gambaro’s play, taking into account some of Giorgio Agamben’s thoughts in Homo Sacer: Open Preview See a Problem?

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She has won several prestigious national awards in Argentina and has been a Guggenheim Fellow in the United States. Jessica rated it it was amazing May 02, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Teatro 3 in Buenos Aires, after it stayed many years hidden while Gambaro was in exile in Barcelona. She removes the rope around her neck and starts to sing antigoan same song Ophelia sings in Shakespeare ‘s Hamletafter her character is driven insane by her lover. Max Tyrone rated it liked it Jun 20, Me gustaron mucho varias frases y varias nociones. Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

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Haemon refuses to watch her die, and Ismene is given pardon. Samira Parsa rated it really liked it Apr 11, This page was last edited on 26 Octoberat Books by Griselda Gambaro.