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Published: 01 October 2015

378 Pages | Numerous black-and-white halftones


ISBN: 9780198749165

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What Was Tragedy?

Theory and the Early Modern Canon

Blair Hoxby

  • Offers a new critical approach to tragedy and the tragic
  • Sheds new light on early modern conceptions of tragedy
  • Provides alternative approaches to masterpieces by Shakespeare, Calderón, Corneille, Racine, Milton, and Mozart
  • Illuminates the hidden assumptions and peculiar blind-spots of thecritical tradition