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review á Tragedy and Tragic Theory: An Analytical Guide summary Tragedy and Tragic Theory: An Analytical Guide R analyzes features associated with tragedy such as the tragic hero katharsis and self recognition; develops a working definition of tragedy; and applies these ideas to a sampling of plays that present special interpretive problems He incorporates and explores the ideas of such eminent thinkers as Aristotle Hegel Nietzche Schopenhauer Schiller Kierkegaard and Freud as well as contemporary theorists who also appear with biographical blurbs in an appendix to the volume along with an extensive bibliography By examining both tr. Social Enterprise in Anytown recognition; develops a working definition of tragedy; and applies these ideas to a sampling of plays that present special interpretive problems He incorporates and explores the ideas of such eminent thinkers as Aristotle Hegel Nietzche Schopenhauer Schiller Kierkegaard and Freud as well as contemporary theorists who also appear with biographical blurbs in an appendix to the volume along with an extensive bibliography By examining both tr.

summary Tragedy and Tragic Theory: An Analytical Guide

Tragedy and Tragic Theory: An Analytical Guide

review á Tragedy and Tragic Theory: An Analytical Guide summary Tragedy and Tragic Theory: An Analytical Guide Comprehending tragedy has been a major philosophical and critical preoccupation in Western thought Whether concerned with the generic problem of definition or with tragedy in the context of specific writers or periods books with multiple and often conflicting perspectives abound In an effort to bring order to the explanations over two millennia Tragedy and Tragic Theory lucidly analyzes the principal ideas about tragedy from Plato to the presentCritically surveying the similarities and differences among major theories Palme.

summary ´ eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Richard H. Palmer

review á Tragedy and Tragic Theory: An Analytical Guide summary Tragedy and Tragic Theory: An Analytical Guide Agedy and the theoretical responses to tragedy this study demonstrates that the definition of tragedy depends on the meaning perceived by an audience rather than on a structured stimulus independent of response; yet it does not abandon the possibility of isolating fixed defining characteristics The audience response approach provides a framework for analyzing earlier theories Systematically developed the study is eually valuable as a text in drama and criticism or as a convenient reference tool to drama theory and theorists.

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  • Hardcover
  • 252
  • Tragedy and Tragic Theory: An Analytical Guide
  • Richard H. Palmer
  • English
  • 06 August 2020
  • 9780313282034