Hannah Arendt and the Politics of Tragedy

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A German Jewish refugee suffering tremendous personal and political upheaval during the years of Nazi conquest, Hannah Arendt turned to classical literature and drama as she struggled to make sense of the terrible events of her time. Studying fiction, plays, and poetry, she found a way to meld theoretical political philosophy and concrete personal commitment to action. Among her literary resources, the epics and plays of ancient Greece provided the ideal balance of politics and culture. In "Hannah Arendt and the Politics ...

Hannah Arendt and the Politics of Tragedy 2000, Northern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780875802688

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