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Tragedy: A Very Short Introductionav Adrian Poole95Skickas inom 7-10 vardagar.
Gratis frakt inom Sverige över 159 kr för privatpersoner.What do we mean by 'tragedy' now? When we turn on the news, does a report of the latest atrocity have any connection with Sophocles and Shakespeare? Addressing questions about belief, blame, revenge, pain, witnessing and ending, this book demonstrates the enduring significance of attempts to understand terrible suffering.
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Adrian Poole is Reader in English & Comparative Literature, University of Cambridge, and Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. He has written and lectured on Greek and Shakespearean tragedy, on literary translation and on nineteenth-century English literature. His publications include Gissing inContext (1975), Tragedy: Shakespeare and the Greek Example (1987), Shakespeare and the Victorians (2003), The Oxford Book of Classical Verse in Translation (1995, co-edited with Jeremy Maule), and editions of novels by Dickens, James and R. L. Stevenson. He is working on a project about witnessing tragedy developed out of his 1999 British Academy Shakespeare Lecture, 'Macbeth and the Third Person'.
1. Who needs it?; 2. Once upon a time; 3. The living dead; 4. Who's to blame?; 5. Big ideas; 6. No laughing matter; 7. Words, words, words; 8. Good timing; 9. Pain and gain