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Antigone

The Modern Antigone. Marie Thérèse Charlotte, Duchesse d'Angoulême, daughter of Louis XVI.; so called for her attachment to Louis XVIII., whose companion she was. (1778&#8211…

1968–1969 Obie Awards

There Were No Category Classifications This Year.Julian Beck, AntigoneJulie Bovasso, Gloria and EsperansaJules Feiffer, Little MurdersNathan George and Ron O'Neal, No Place to Be SomebodyIsrae…

Sophocles

Sophocles was a Greek dramatist whose long career came between his contemporaries Aeschylus and Euripides. A respected public figure of Athens, he was both a priest and a general (an elected position…

Anti-Christ

or the Man of Sin, expected by some to precede the second coming of Christ. St. John so calls every one who denies the incarnation of the eternal Son of God. Source: Dictionary of Phrase …

Jean Anouilh

Jean Anouilhplaywright, screenwriter, directorBorn: 6/23/1910Birthplace: Bordeaux, France His works, which include Le Voyageur sans Baggage (1938), Antigone (1946), and Beckett (1959), often …

Antimony

Said to be derived from the Greek antimonachos (bad for monks). The tale is that Valentine once gave some of this mineral to his convent pigs, who thrived upon it, and became very fat. He n…

Filia Dolorosa

The Duchesse d'Angoulême, daughter of Louis XVI., also called the modern Antigone. (1778-1851.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894FilibusterFile A B C …

The Congress of Women

by Mrs. Julia Ward Howe The Nineteenth CenturyNeedlework as Taught in StockholmWomen in the Greek Drama Mrs. Julia Ward Howe is a native of New York City. She was born May 27, 1819. Her pare…