Journals Higher Education



Published: 20 June 2008

192 Pages

ISBN: 9780748636730

Bookseller Code (06)

Modern Literature and the Tragic

K. M. Newton

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Broad coverage of drama and fiction by British, European, and American writers
  • Provides readings of particular texts including Tolstoy's Anna Karenina, Ibsen's Ghosts, Strindberg's Miss Julie, Brecht's Mother Courage, Chekhov's Three Sisters, Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles and Jude the Obscure, Shaw's Saint Joan, Miller's Death of a Salesman, Conrad's Heart of Darkness, and D H Lawrence's The Rainbow and Women in Love
  • Combines literary interpretation with philosophical discussion, e.g. of Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, Derrida, Rorty"

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