John Drakakis , Naomi Liebler

Editura: Longman
This wide-ranging and unique collection of documents on one of the most enduring of literary genres, Tragedy, offers a radical revaluation of its significance in the light of the critical attention that it has received during the past one-hundred and fifty years. The foundations of much contemporary thinking about Tragedy are to be found in the writings of Hegel, Nietzsche, and Kierkegaard; in addition, the dialectical tradition emanating from Marxism, and the psycho-analytical writings of Freud, have extended significantly the horizons of the subject. With the explosion of interest in the areas of post-structuralism, sociology of culture, social anthropology, feminism, deconstruction, and the study of ritual, new questions are being asked about this persistent artistic exploration of human experience. This book seeks to represent a full selection of these divergent interests, in a series of substantial extracts which display the continuing richness of the debate about a genre which has provoked, and challenged categorical discussion since the appearance of Aristotle's Poetics.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins : General Editor's Preface

    1. Introduction
    2. The Philosophy of Tragedy
    G.W.F. Hegel, Tragedy as a dramatic art
    A. C. Bradley, Hegel's Theory of Tragedy
    Friedrich Nietzsche from The Birth of Tragedy
    Soren Kierkegaard, The Tragic in Ancient Drama
    Georg Lukacs, The Metaphysics of Tragedy
    3. Historical Materialism and Tragedy
    Lucien Goldman, The Tragic Vision: Man; World Visions and Social Classes
    Bertold Breght from A Short Organum for the Theatre
    George Thomson, Tragedy
    Walter Benjamin, Trauerspiel and Tragedy
    Alain Robbe-Grillet, Nature, Humanism and Tragedy
    Augusto Boal, Aristotle's Coercive System of Tragedy
    4. Tradition and Innovation
    Arthur Miller, Tragedy and the Common Man
    Arthur Miller, The Nature of Tragedy
    George Steiner from The Death of Tragedy
    Raymond Williams from Modern Tragedy
    5. Psychoanalysis and Tragedy
    Sigmund Freud from Character and Culture
    Jacques Lacan, The Splendor of Antigone
    Andre Greend, The
  • Data Publicarii : 1998
  • Editie : 1
  • Format : Paperback
  • Numar pagini : 376
  • ISBN : 9780582209978
234.99 Lei

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