By Rebecca Bushnell
A significant other 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 means of well known 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 heritage
- Offers a clean review of historical Greek tragedy and demonstrates how the perform of examining tragedy has replaced noticeably some time past decades
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