The Classical Quarterly (New Series)

Research Article

How Like a Woman: Antigone's ‘Inconsistency’

Matt Neuburga1

a1 Cornell University

The problem of the genuineness of Antigone's lines Ant. 904–20 has never been satisfactorily resolved. The passage has been vehemently impugned for more than a century and a half; yet the majority of editors print it without brackets, and probably the majority of scholars accept it. This stalemate is aggravated by the manner in which the argument has traditionally been conducted.