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Tragedy : contradiction and repression

Tragedy : contradiction and repression

Author: Richard Kuhns
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Tragedies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Kuhns
ISBN: 0226458261 9780226458267
OCLC Number: 22629920
Description: x, 180 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: tragic experience and tragic vision: old world and new --
Loss and mourning in Aeschylus's Persians --
Anticipations of tragedy: finding and loss in The Merchant of Venice --
An intervening discussion: why we find tragic representations pleasurable --
Quest for the sublime: philosopher as tragic hero --
Modernity interprets tragic justice: reading Michael Kohlhass --
Contradiction and repression: paradox and mask in American tragedy --
Epilogue: tragic skepticism and redemption of the body --
Appendix: Leaves of grass (edition of 1855) / Walt Whitman.
Responsibility: Richard Kuhns.
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