An Essay on the Tragic

An Essay on the Tragic

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This is a succinct and elegant argument for the specificity of a philosophy of tragedy, as opposed to a poetics of tragedy espoused by Aristotle.Yet this attempt to transform into a dream the life that Sigismund briefly lived as a king fails. ... With great precision, he formulates the dialectic of his tragic fate, a dialectic that he shares with Oedipus: aquot;Fatea#39;s rule is irresistible, / And it is oftenanbsp;...

Title:An Essay on the Tragic
Author:Peter Szondi
Publisher:Stanford University Press - 2002


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