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

By Rebecca Bushnell

A better half to Tragedy is a vital source for someone drawn to exploring the function of tragedy in Western heritage and tradition.

  • Tells the tale of the ancient improvement of tragedy from classical Greece to modernity
  • Features 28 essays through 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 evaluation of historic Greek tragedy and demonstrates how the perform of examining tragedy has replaced notably some time past decades

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