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The Politics and Poetics of Contemporary English Tragedy

Sean Carney
Format
Book
Published
Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, c2013.
Language
English
ISBN
9781442645738 (cloth : acid-free paper), 1442645733 (cloth : acid-free paper), 9781442613973 (pbk. : acid-free paper), 1442613971 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
Contents
  • David Hare: the work of mourning, or, the agony and the ecstasy of the bourgeoisie
  • Howard Barker: will and desire-- from the tragedy of socialism to the ecstasy of the unconscious
  • Edward Bond: tragedy and postmodernity, or, the Promethean impulse
  • Caryl Churchill: the Dionysian Möbius strip
  • New English tragedians: the tragedy of the tragic.
Description
vi, 346 p. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [323]-334) and index.
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