Tragedy: The Basics

1st Edition

Sean McEvoy

Routledge
Published November 1, 2016
Reference - 190 Pages
ISBN 9781138798915 - CAT# Y169703
Series: The Basics

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Summary

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.

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