Eight Great Tragedies

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780452011724
  • Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 11/1/1996
  • Pages: 464
  • Product dimensions: 5.46 (w) x 8.02 (h) x 1.04 (d)

Table of Contents

Eight Great TragediesGeneral Introduction

Part One: The Tragedies
Aeschylus: Prometheus Bound, translated by E. A. Havelock
Sophocles: Oedipus the King, translated by J. T. Sheppard
Euripides: Hippolytus, translated by F. L. Lucas
William Shakespeare: King Lear
Henrik Isben: Ghosts, translated by William Archer
August Strindberg: Miss Julie, translated by C. D. Locock
William Butler Yeats: On Baile's Strand
Eugene O'Neill: Desire under the Elms

Part Two: The Essays
Aristotle: From The Poetics, translated by L. J. Potts
David Hume: Of Tragedy
Ralph Waldo Emerson: The Tragic
E. M. W. Tillyard: From Shakespeare's Problem Plays
I. A. Richards: From Principles of Literary Criticism
Joseph Wood Krutch: From The Tragic Fallacy
A Note on the Greek Theater


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