By Paul Hammond
self, and the limits of the human? After an introductory essay exploring the theatrical and linguistic potential through which the protagonist is made to inhabit a wierd and singular international, the e-book devotes essays to performs from classical, renaissance, and neo-classical literature by way of Aeschylus,
Sophocles, Seneca, Shakespeare, and Racine. shut recognition is paid to the linguistic strangeness of the texts that's usually smoothed over through editors and translators, because it is thru the weirdness of tragic language that the deep estrangement of the characters is proven. for this reason, the Greek, Latin, and French texts are quoted within the originals, with translations further, and a spotlight is paid to textual cruces which illustrate the linguistic and conceptual problems of these
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The Strangeness of Tragedy by Paul Hammond