Tragedy in Transition is an innovative and exciting introduction to the theory and practice of tragedy. * Looks at a broad range of topics in the field of tragedy in literature, from ancient to contemporary times * Explores the links between writers from different times and cultures * Focuses on the reception of classical texts in subsequent literatures, and discusses their treatment in a range of media * Surveys the lasting influence of the most resonant narratives in tragedy * Contemplates exciting and unexpected combinations of text and topic among them the relationship between tragedy and childhood, science fiction, and the role of the gods
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 328
Weight: 614 g
Dimensions: 238 x 162 x 23 mm
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