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Published: 29 November 2016

160 Pages

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198736417

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The Tragic Imagination

The Literary Agenda

Rowan Williams

The Literary Agenda

  • Explores the definition of the tragic as a mode of narrative
  • Feature close readings of dramatic texts, from ancient Greek drama to the contemporary
  • Includes a fresh discussion of whether religious discourse is inimical to the tragic and of the necessary tension between tragic narrative and certain kinds of political as well as religious rhetoric