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Nov 01, 1996 | ISBN 9780452011724
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    Nov 01, 1996 | ISBN 9780452011724

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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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