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Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz is Margaret Bundy Scott Professor of Comparative Literature at Hamilton College; she teaches a wide range of courses, including Greek Tragedy: Then and Now, Twentieth-Century Fiction, Literature on Trials, and Modern Drama. Writer argues that Antigone acts irrationally in defying Creon and could have developed some better and more productive way of coping with her brother's denied burial. His 'Description of Greece' is an invaluable guide to what are now ancient ruins.

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