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Tragedy : a very short introduction

Author: Adrian Poole
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2005.
Series: Very short introductions.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What do we mean by 'tragedy' now? When we turn on the news, does a report of the latest atrocity have any connection with Sophocles and Shakespeare? Addressing questions about belief, blame, revenge, pain, witnessing and ending, this book demonstrates the enduring significance of attempts to understand terrible suffering. - ;What do we mean by 'tragedy' in present-day usage? When we turn on the news, does a report  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Poole, Adrian.
Tragedy.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2005019580
(OCoLC)61109315
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Poole
ISBN: 9780191516573 0191516570 9786611346607 6611346600 9780191577628 0191577626 9781435605480 1435605489
OCLC Number: 176631822
Description: 1 online resource (147 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Who needs it? --
Once upon a time --
The living dead --
Who's to blame? --
Big ideas --
No laughing matter --
Words, words, words --
Timing --
Endings.
Series Title: Very short introductions.
Responsibility: Adrian Poole.

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What do we mean by 'tragedy' now? When we turn on the news, does a report of the latest atrocity have any connection with Sophocles and Shakespeare? Addressing questions about belief, blame, revenge,  Read more...

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'Oxford's always stimulating Very Short Introductions series.' * Independent on Sunday *

 
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