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Tragedy: The Basics, Paperback / softback Book


Tragedy: The Basics is an accessible and up-to-date introduction to dramatic tragedy.

A comprehensive guide for anyone undertaking a study of the genre, it provides a chronological overview and history of tragic theory.

Covering tragedy from the classics to the present day, it explains the contextual and theoretical issues which affect the interpretation of tragedy, examining popularly studied key plays in order to show historical change.

Including a glossary of key terms and suggestions for further reading, Tragedy: The Basics is an ideal starting point for anyone studying tragedy in literature or theatre studies.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 190 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Theatre studies
  • ISBN: 9781138798915



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