Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society; Dec2004, Vol. 148 Issue 4, p411-426, 16p
The article focuses on the author's translation of the play "Antigone," which he entitled as "The Burial at Thebes." He reflects on the similarity of some scenarios from the government's treatment of prisoners and their burial in Northern Ireland. The play has been co-opted in political and cultural arguments making it like a pretext for debate.