Tragedy and Philosophy

Tragedy and Philosophy

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A critical re-examination of the views of Plato, Aristotle, Hegel and Nietzsche on tragedy. Ancient Greek tragedy is revealed as surprisingly modern and experimental, while such concepts as mimesis, catharsis, hubris and the tragic collision are discussed from different perspectives.This book develops a bold poetics based on the authora#39;s critical reexamination of the views of Plato.

Title:Tragedy and Philosophy
Author:Walter Arnold Kaufmann
Publisher:Princeton University Press - 1992


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