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Hammond, Paul, 1953-
The strangeness of tragedy / Paul Hammond
Alternate Title Tragedy
Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2009
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PN1892 .H24 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Tragedy -- History and criticism
Physical Description x, 203 p. ; 23 cm
Language Text in English with French, Greek and Latin extracts
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The work of tragedy -- Aeschylus, Oresteia -- Sophocles, Electra -- Sophocles, Oedipus the King and Oedipus at Colonus -- Sophocles, Antigone -- Seneca, Thyestes -- Shakespeare, Macbeth -- Shakespeare, Othello -- Shakespeare, King Lear -- Racine, Ph├Ędre -- Epilogue
Note Exploring the theatrical and linguistic means by which the tragic protagonist is estranged from other characters and comes to occupy a singular world in which the autonomy of the individual seems uncertain, this book discusses plays from classical, Renaissance and neo-classical literature

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