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Author Hammond, Paul
Title The Strangeness of Tragedy
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2009
©2009
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Descript 1 online resource (216 pages)
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Note Contents -- A Note on Texts and Translations -- Abbreviations -- Prologue -- 1 The Work of Tragedy -- 2 Aeschylus, Oresteia -- 3 Sophocles, Electra -- 4 Sophocles, Oedipus the King and Oedipus at Colonus -- 5 Sophocles, Antigone -- 6 Seneca, Thyestes -- 7 Shakespeare, Macbeth -- 8 Shakespeare, Othello -- 9 Shakespeare, King Lear -- 10 Racine, Phèdre -- Epilogue -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- V -- W
This book explores the theatrical and linguistic means by which the tragic protagonist is estranged from other characters and comes to occupy a singular world in which the autonomy of the individual seems uncertain, discussing plays from classical, renaissance, and neo-classical literature by Aeschylus, Sophocles, Seneca, Shakespeare, and Racine
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Link Print version: Hammond, Paul The Strangeness of Tragedy Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated,c2009 9780199572601
Subject Tragedy -- History and criticism.;Tragic, The
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