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£105.00

Hardback

Published: 21 May 2015

368 Pages

216x138mm

ISBN: 9780198727798


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Tragedy and the Idea of Modernity

Edited by Joshua Billings and Miriam Leonard

Classical Presences

  • Examines the continuing relevance of theatrical tragedy to modern culture
  • Explores why some of the greatest and most important thinkers of the last two hundred years have been interested in tragedy
  • Provides a new interpretation of the genre of tragedy - and of individual tragedies - and situates its reception within the history of ideas