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Shakespearean Tragedy - Lectures on Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, & Macbeth
     

Shakespearean Tragedy - Lectures on Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, & Macbeth

by A. C. Bradley
 

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Excerpt from Lecture 1: THE SUBSTANCE OF SHAKESPEAREAN TRAGEDY
"The question we are to consider in this lecture may be stated in a variety of ways. We may put it thus: What is the substance of a Shakespearean tragedy, taken in abstraction both from its form and from the differences in point of substance between one tragedy and another? Or thus: What is

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Excerpt from Lecture 1: THE SUBSTANCE OF SHAKESPEAREAN TRAGEDY
"The question we are to consider in this lecture may be stated in a variety of ways. We may put it thus: What is the substance of a Shakespearean tragedy, taken in abstraction both from its form and from the differences in point of substance between one tragedy and another? Or thus: What is the nature of the tragic aspect of life as represented by Shakespeare? What is the general fact shown now in this tragedy and now in that? And we are putting the same question when we ask: What is Shakespeare's tragic conception, or conception of tragedy?"

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ISBN-13:
9781519585776
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
11/29/2015
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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