The Resource The strangeness of tragedy, Paul Hammond

The strangeness of tragedy, Paul Hammond

Label
The strangeness of tragedy
Title
The strangeness of tragedy
Statement of responsibility
Paul Hammond
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • grc
  • lat
  • eng
Summary
This book reads tragedy as a genre in which the protagonist is estranged from the world around him, and, displaced in time, space, and language, comes to inhabit a milieu which is no longer shared by other characters. This alienation from others also entails a decomposition of the integrity of the individual, which is often seen in tragedy's uncertainty about the protagonists' autonomy: do they act, or do the gods act through them? Where are the boundaries of the self, and theboundaries of the human? After an introductory essay exploring the theatrical and linguistic means by which the protago
Cataloging source
CDX
Dewey number
809/.9162
Index
index present
Language note
Text in English with French, Greek and Latin abstracts
LC call number
PN1892
LC item number
.H26 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The strangeness of tragedy, Paul Hammond
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The work of tragedy -- Aeschylus, Oresteia -- Sophocles, Electra -- Sophocles, Oedipus the King and Oedipus at Colonus -- Sophocles, Antigone -- Seneca, Thyestes -- Shakespeare, Macbeth -- Shakespeare, Othello -- Shakespeare, King Lear -- Racine, Phèdre -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn500808901
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 203 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191571480
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786612354748
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
235474
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b24530190
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)500808901
  • pebco0191571482

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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