ISBN 9780387722948,A Companion to Tragedy

A Companion to Tragedy



Wiley Black Publisher

Publication Year 2009

ISBN 9780387722948

ISBN-10 0387722947

Hard Back

Number of Pages 568 Pages
Language (English)
A Companion to Tragedy is an essential resource for anyone interested in exploring the role of tragedy in Western history and culture. Tells the story of the historical development of tragedy from classical Greece to modernity Features 28 essays by renowned scholars from multiple disciplines, including classics, English, drama, anthropology and philosophy Broad in its scope and ambition, it considers interpretations of tragedy through religion, philosophy and history Offers a fresh assessment of Ancient Greek tragedy and demonstrates how the practice of reading tragedy has changed radically in the past two decades