Modern Tragedy

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Broadview Press, 1966 - Tragedy - 288 pages
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Indhold: Tragic ideas (Tragedy and experience ; tragedy and the tradition ; tragedy and contemporary ideas ; tragedy and revolution ; Continuity) ; Modern tragic literature (From hero to victim (The making of liberal tragedy, to Ibsen and Miller) ; Private tragedy (Strindberg, O'Neill, Tennessee Williams) ; Social and personal tragedy (Tolstoy and Lawrence) ; Tragic deadlock and stalemate (Chekhov, Pirandello, Ionesco, Beckett) ; Tragic resignation and sacrifice (Eliot and Pasternak) ; Tragic despair and revolt (Camus, Sartre) ; A rejection of tragedy (Brecht)) ; Koba
 

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Contents

Acknowledgements
7
Reading Modern Tragedy in the TwentyFirst Century
9
A Note on the Text
23
MODERN TRAGEDY
25
Tragic Ideas
31
1 Tragedy and Experience
33
2 Tragedy and the Tradition
37
3 Tragedy and Contemporary Ideas
69
The Making of Liberal Tragedy to Ibsen and Miller
113
Strindberg ONeill Tennessee Williams
133
Tolstoy and Lawrence
149
Chekhov Pirandello Ionesco Beckett
169
Eliot and Pasternak
189
Camus and Sartre
209
Brecht
227
Works Cited and Further Reading
243

4 Tragedy and Revolution
87
5 Continuity
109
Modern Tragic Literature
111

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