Rebecca Bushnell's A Companion to Tragedy (Blackwell Companions to Literature PDF

By Rebecca Bushnell

A significant other to Tragedy is an important source for somebody attracted to exploring the position of tragedy in Western heritage and tradition.

  • Tells the tale of the historic improvement of tragedy from classical Greece to modernity
  • Features 28 essays by means of popular students from a number of disciplines, together with classics, English, drama, anthropology and philosophy
  • Broad in its scope and ambition, it considers interpretations of tragedy via faith, philosophy and history
  • Offers a clean review of historic Greek tragedy and demonstrates how the perform of studying tragedy has replaced substantially long ago decades

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