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The sense of history in Greek and Shakespearean drama.

Author: Tom F Driver
Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press, 1960.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Compares nemesis and judgment in the Persians and Richard III, synthesis and providence in Oresteia and Hamlet, uses of time in Oedipus Tyrannus and Macbeth, and release and reconciliation in Alcestis and Winter's tale.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Driver, Tom Faw, 1925-
Sense of history in Greek and Shakespearean drama.
New York, Columbia University Press, 1960
(OCoLC)580088647
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom F Driver
ISBN: 0231085761 9780231085762
OCLC Number: 227861
Description: 231 pages 22 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Introduction: Hellenic historical consciousness: the equilibrium of nature --
Judaeo-Christian historical consciousness: the vocation of Israel --
pt. 2. A necessary excursus: The problem of dramatic form --
pt. 3. Comparisons: Nemesis and judgment: The Persians and Richard III --
Synthesis and providence: The Oresteia and Hamlet --
The uses of time: The Oedipus Tyrannus and Macbeth --
Release and reconciliation: The Alcestis and The winter's tale --
Conclusion --
Appendix: On the choice of the plays: The Persians and Richard III --
The Oresteia and Hamlet --
The winter's tale and The Alcestis, with a note on The Alcestis as tragi-comedy.

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Compares nemesis and judgment in the Persians and Richard III, synthesis and providence in Oresteia and Hamlet, uses of time in Oedipus Tyrannus and Macbeth, and release and reconciliation in Alcestis and Winter's tale.

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