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A companion to tragedy

Author: Rebecca W Bushnell
Publisher: Oxford : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.
Series: Blackwell companions to literature and culture, 32.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A wide-ranging exploration of the role of tragedy in Western history and culture. Broad in its scope and ambition. Features essays by renowned scholars from multiple disciplines, including  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca W Bushnell
ISBN: 9781405192460 1405192461
OCLC Number: 295556444
Notes: Originally published: Malden, Mass.: Blackwell, 2005.
Description: xi, 556 pages : 1 illustration ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Rebecca Bushnell --
Greek Tragedy and Ritual / Christiane Sourvinou-Inwood --
Tragedy and Dionysus / Richard Seaford --
Aristotle's Poetics: A Defense of Tragic Fiction / Kathy Eden --
The Greatness and Limits of Hegel's Theory of Tragedy / Mark W. Roche --
Nietzsche and Tragedy / James I. Porter --
Tragedy and Psychoanalysis: Freud and Lacan / Julia Reinhard Lupton --
Tragedy and City / Deborah Boedeker, Kurt Raaflaub --
Tragedy and Materialist Thought / Hugh Grady --
Tragedy and Feminism / Victoria Wohl --
Tragedy and Myth / Alan H. Sommerstein --
Tragedy and Epic / Ruth Scodel --
Tragedy in Performance / Michael R. Halleran --
The Tragic Choral Group: Dramatic Roles and Social Functions / Claude Calame, Dan Edelstein --
Women in Greek Tragedy / Sheila Murnaghan --
Aristophanes, Old Comedy, and Greek Tragedy / Ralph M. Rosen --
Roman Tragedy / Alessandro Schiesaro --
The Fall of Princes: The Classical and Medieval Roots of English Renaissance Tragedy / Rebecca Bushnell --
Something is Rotten: English Renaissance Tragedies of State / Matthew H. Wikander --
English Revenge Tragedy / Michael Neill --
Spanish Golden Age Tragedy: From Cervantes to Calderon / Margaret R. Greer --
Neoclassical Dramatic Theory in Seventeenth-Century France / Richard E. Goodkin --
French Neoclassical Tragedy: Corneille/Racine / Mitchell Greenberg --
Romantic Tragic Drama and its Eighteenth-Century Precursors: Remaking British Tragedy / Jeffrey N. Cox --
German Classical Tragedy: Lessing, Goethe, Schiller, Kleist, and Buchner / Simon Richter --
French Romantic Tragedy / Barbara T. Cooper --
Modern Theater and the Tragic in Europe / Gail Finney --
Tragedy in the Modern American Theater / Brenda Murphy --
Using Tragedy against its Makers: Some African and Caribbean Instances / Timothy J. Reiss.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to literature and culture, 32.
Responsibility: edited by Rebecca Bushnell.

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