The Burial at Thebes. Sophocles' Antigone Translated by Seamus Heaney. London: Faber & Faber, 2004. Pp, 56. First Edition, First Issue. Fine copy in dust jacket.
Signed & Dated by the Author on the title page.
A verse translation of the great tragedy, commissioned to mark the centenary of the Abbey Theatre Dublin in 2004. Based on the fifth century BC tragedy 'Antigone' by Sophocles, whose heroine is one of the most sharply individualied and compelling figures in western drama.