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Description - Tragedy in Transition by Sarah Annes Brown

Tragedy in Transition is an innovative and exciting introduction to the theory and practice of tragedy. * Looks at a broad range of topics in the field of tragedy in literature, from ancient to contemporary times * Explores the links between writers from different times and cultures * Focuses on the reception of classical texts in subsequent literatures, and discusses their treatment in a range of media * Surveys the lasting influence of the most resonant narratives in tragedy * Contemplates exciting and unexpected combinations of text and topic among them the relationship between tragedy and childhood, science fiction, and the role of the gods

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405135467
ISBN-10: 1405135468
Format: Hardback
(238mm x 162mm x 23mm)
Pages: 328
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 13-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Sarah Annes Brown

Sarah Annes Brown is Chair of the Department of English, Communication, Film, and Media at Anglia Ruskin University. In addition to numerous short pieces on various aspects of classical reception, her publications include The Metamorphosis of Ovid: From Chaucer to Ted Hughes, Ovid: Myth and Metamorphosis, and Nicholas Rowe's translation of Lucan's Pharsalia, which she co-edited with Charles Martindale. She is currently writing a book about transhistoricism. Catherine Silverstone is Lecturer in Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies at Queen Mary, University of London. She has written several articles on Shakespeare and performance. She is currently writing a book entitled Shakespeare and Trauma: Contemporary Performances on Stage and Screen.

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