The portable Antigone: Luis Rafael Sánchez’s drama The Passion of Antígona Pérez

  title={The portable Antigone: Luis Rafael S{\'a}nchez’s drama The Passion of Ant{\'i}gona P{\'e}rez},
  author={Robert James Cardullo},
  journal={Romance Quarterly},
  pages={154 - 161}
  • R. Cardullo
  • Published 3 July 2018
  • Political Science
  • Romance Quarterly
Abstract At the center of Sophocles’ Antigone is a struggle to reconcile personal beliefs with the needs or dictates of society. At no time is such a struggle more relevant than in periods of war, so it is not surprising that new adaptations of Antigone cluster around periods of armed conflict, whether between nations or within a single nation itself. In Luis Rafael Sánchez’s The Passion of Antígona Pérez (1968)—the subject of this essay—the nation or territory in question is one not typically… 



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