Wings of Desire and Antigone: Conflicts and Opposites

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MacKay, L.A. "Antigone, Coriolanus and Hegel." Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological Association 93 (1962): 166-174. Web. 19 Mar 2012. JSTOR

The author, LA MacKay through this article has provided a comprehensive insight into the themes of revolt and conflict illustrated through the characters and sentiments of the play, Antigone and therefore proves to be a valuable resource for the study of the same. The article has been published by the Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological Association and the author has composed various analytical essays, particularly on the subject of Creon and Antigone which lends great credibility to this article.

Caldwell, David & Rea, Paul. “Handke’s and Wender’s Wings of Desire: Transcending Postmodernism.” The German Quarterly 64.1. (1991): 46-54. Web. 19 Mar 2012. JSTOR

The authors of “Handke’s and Wender’s Wings of Desire: Transcending Postmodernism”, David Caldwell and Paul Rea disclose the polarities demonstrated in the film Wings of Desire through this article. While the focus lies primarily on categorizing the film into the bracket of Modernism or Postmodernism, the article also explains the conflicts and opposite nature of things in Wings of Desire. By revealing the opposing elements within the film, the article becomes an important source of study for this paper. The authors are renowned professors who have published various works. Their knowledge and experience in the study of humanities is what gives the article credibility and accuracy. ...

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...ers of Damiel and Cassiel. A study of these contrasts and conflicts helps in better comprehension of the depth of these works as well as presents them with greater perceptiveness and admiration.

Works Cited

Anouilh, Jean. Five Plays. New York: Hill and Wang, Inc. 1958.

Caldwell, David & Rea, Paul. “Handke’s and Wender’s Wings of Desire: Transcending Postmodernism.” The German Quarterly 64.1. (1991): 46-54. Web. 19 Mar 2012. JSTOR

MacKay, L.A. "Antigone, Coriolanus and Hegel." Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological Association 93 (1962): 166-174. Web. 19 Mar 2012. JSTOR

Wings of Desire. Dir.Wim Wenders. Basis-Film-Verleih & Orion Classics. 1987. Film.

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