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Published: 11 August 2005

160 Pages | numerous half tones


ISBN: 9780192802354

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Tragedy: A Very Short Introduction

Adrian Poole

Very Short Introductions

  • What has tragedy been made to mean by dramatists, story-tellers, critics, philosophers, politicians, and journalists over the last two and a half millennia?
  • An entirely unique approach which shows the relevance of tragedy to today's world, and extends beyond drama and literature into visual art and everyday experience.
  • Lively and engaging
  • Written by a well-known and respected expert in the field