Tragedy: A Very Short Introduction

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Tragedy: A Very Short Introduction - Poole, Adrian

What do we mean by 'tragedy' in present-day usage? When we turn on the news, does a report of the latest atrocity have any connection with the masterpieces of Sophocles, Shakespeare and Racine? What has tragedy been made to mean by dramatists, story-tellers, critics, philosophers, politicians and journalists over the last two and a half millennia? ... Read More

Tragedy: A Very Short Introduction 2005, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780192802354

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