Meredith's Reviews > The Burial at Thebes: A Version of Sophocles' Antigone

The Burial at Thebes by Seamus Heaney
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Apr 13, 15

bookshelves: drama, classics
Read in June, 2005

Seamus Heaney chose to make this an English translation in plain and simple language, and he succeeded, but it lacks the poetry I loved in the translations that are harder to read. If you love the play "Antigone," you will enjoy this translation.
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