World Literature Module 5.2
Study Guide: World Literature (Excellence in Literature, English 5)
Focus Text: Antigone by Sophocles
The Burial at Thebes: A Version of Sophocles’ Antigone by Seamus Heaney
Honors Text: Oedipus Rex by Sophocles (included in the same volume as Antigone)
NOTE: This is a Greek tragedy, created to be heard. I strongly recommend listening to it, or at least a portion of it.
Audiobook: http://amzn.to/2qXmiaC (Includes all three plays in the Oedipus cycle.
EIL 5.2 Context Resources
These links represent only the online resources referenced in this module. Instructions, background information, offline resources, and assignments are all found in the Excellence in Literature study guide listed above.
Dramatic Terms by Robin Boyask
The Author’s Life
Sophocles’ poetry: Amazon.com.
Professionally recorded audio: http://amzn.to/2qXmiaC (Recommended)
Free, amateur audio: http://librivox.org/antigone-by-sophocles/
NOTE: Jean Anouilh’s Antigone is not Sophocles’ play; it is an adaptation, and the text is not the same.
Eyewitness Ancient Greece by Anne Pearson
Index of World Literature context link pages
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World Literature Texts (recommended editions)
British Lit study guide, and links to focus and honors texts (opens in a new tab at the author’s Everyday Education site)