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Genealogy of the tragic : Greek tragedy and German philosophy

Author: Joshua Billings
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, 2014.
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Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Billings, Joshua, 1985-
Genealogy of the tragic
(DLC) 2014031023
(OCoLC)877364429
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua Billings
ISBN: 9781400852505 1400852501
OCLC Number: 892911463
Awards: Winner of Charles Goodwin Award of Merit, Society for Classical Studies 2015
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Preface xi Note on Translations, Citations, and Abbreviations xv INTRODUCTION: Tragedy and Philosophy around 1800 1 TRAGIC MODERNITIES Chapter 1: Quarreling over Tragedy 19 Ancients and Moderns on Tragedy 21 Nach Athen: Literary Models in Germany 32 Chapter 2: The Antiquity of Tragedy 45 Guillaume Dubois de Rochefort: Tragedy and Cultural Difference 46 Johann Gottfried Herder: Tragedy for the Volk 53 Returns to the Greek: Translation, Philology, Performance 59 TRAGIC THEMES Chapter 3: Revolutionary Freedom 75 The Tragic Sublime: Schiller and Schelling 80 Schiller's System of Tragic Freedom 88 Criticism and Scholarship: A. W. Schlegel and Gottfried Hermann 97 Chapter 4: Greek and Modern Tragedy 105 Friedrich Schlegel: Nature, Art, Revolution 107 Schiller: "The Limits of Ancient and Modern Tragedy" 113 Schelling: Identity and History in the Philosophy of Art 123 Chapter 5: Tragic Theologies 133 A Poetic Religion 135 "Problems of Fate": "The Spirit of Christianity" and Empedocles 139 The Power of the Sacrifice: The Natural Law Essay 150 TRAGIC TEXTS Chapter 6: Hegel's Phenomenology: The Fate of Tragedy 161 The Ethical World of Tragedy 163 Error and Recognition 171 Tragic Knowing and Forgetting 177 The End of Tragedy 184 Chapter 7: Holderlin's Sophocles: Tragedy and Paradox 189 Tragedy and Vaterland 191 Sophocles, Ancient and Modern 196 "The Lawful Calculus" 200 "The Boldest Moment" 205 Vaterlandische Umkehr 212 Exodos: Births of the Tragic 222 Bibliography 235 Index 251
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