Tragic Method and Tragic Theology: Evil in Contemporary Drama and Religious Thought

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The book moves in a nonreductive way between literary and theological criticism to show how drama and religious thought discern the experience of evil. "Tragic method" refers to how tragic art functions as inquiry; "tragic theology" refers to how drama and theology render in thematic or symbolic form certain irreducible dimensions of evil and negativity. Bouchard defines no single tragic method or any single view of evil but searches for the distinctive interplay of tragic method of theology in each dramatist. The work ...

Tragic Method and Tragic Theology: Evil in Contemporary Drama and Religious Thought 2005, Penn State University Press, University Park, PA

ISBN-13: 9780271026190

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