A Companion to Tragedy by Rebecca Bushnell

By Rebecca Bushnell

A better half to Tragedy is an important source for a person drawn to exploring the function of tragedy in Western background and tradition.

  • Tells the tale of the historic improvement of tragedy from classical Greece to modernity
  • Features 28 essays by way of popular students from a number of disciplines, together with classics, English, drama, anthropology and philosophy
  • Broad in its scope and ambition, it considers interpretations of tragedy via faith, philosophy and historical past
  • Offers a clean review of old Greek tragedy and demonstrates how the perform of examining tragedy has replaced notably some time past decades

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