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

By Rebecca Bushnell

A better half to Tragedy is a necessary source for an individual drawn to exploring the function of tragedy in Western background and tradition.

  • Tells the tale of the old improvement of tragedy from classical Greece to modernity
  • Features 28 essays through well known 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 greatly some time past decades

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