Shakespeare's Festive Tragedy: The Ritual Foundations of Genre
Psychology Press, 1995 - 266 頁
A unique look at the social and religious foundations of the tragic genre. Liebler asks whether it is possible to regard tragic heroes such as Lear and Coriolanus as 'sacrificial victims of the prevailing social order'.Shakespeare's Festive Tragedy is a unique look at the social and religious foundations of the tragic genre. Naomi Liebler asks whether it is possible to regard tragic heroes such as Coriolanus and King Lear as 'sacrifical victims of the prevailing social order'.A fascinating examination of Shakespearean tragedy, this extraordinary book will provoke excitment and controversy alike.
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