Kalavrita des mille Antigone


Delbo’s work is a dramatic prose poem that chronicles the attempts of women to bury 1300 dead men, executed by German soldiers in response to an attack by Greek partisans. The work is a recounting to a contemporary visitor coming to visit a monument to that event in 1943.
Format: Drama


Original Source Material: Kalavrita with One Thousand Antigones, unpublished English translation by Karen Alexander.
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Original Language: French
English Language Translator: Unpublished English translation by Karen Alexander

Contained in La Mémoire et les jours by Charlotte Delbo. Paris: Berg International, 1979.

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