Sweet Violence: The Idea of the Tragic download free [PDF and Ebook] by Terry Eagleton

Sweet Violence: The Idea of the Tragic download free [PDF and Ebook] by Terry Eagleton year 2002
  • Book name: Sweet Violence: The Idea of the Tragic
  • Author: Terry Eagleton
  • Release date: 2002/5/13
  • Publisher: JOHN WILEY AND SONS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9780631233602
  • Rating: 8.5 of 10
  • Votes: 557
  • Review by: Mia Holbrook
  • Review rating: 7.13 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/17
  • Total pages: 348
  • Includes a PDF summary of 38 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: In this dazzling book, Terry Eagleton provides a comprehensive study of tragedy, all the way from Aeschylus to Edward Albee, dealing with both theory and practice, and moving between ideas of tragedy and analyses of particular works and authors. This amazing tour-de-force steps out beyond the stage to reflect not only on tragic art but also on real-life tragedy. It explores the idea of the tragic in the novel, examining such writers as Melville, Hawthorne, Stendhal, Tolstoy, Flaubert, Dostoevsky, Kafka, Manzoni, Goethe and Mann, as well as English novelists.With his characteristic brilliance and inventiveness of mind, Eagleton weaves together literature, philosophy, ethics, theology, and political theory. In so doing he makes a major political - philosophical statement drawn from a startling range of Western thought, in the writings of Plato, St Paul, St Augustine, Descartes, Pascal, Spinoza, Hume, Kant, Hegel, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Schopenhauer, Sartre and others. This book takes serious issue with the idea of 'the death of tragedy', and gives a comprehensive survey of definitions of tragedy itself, arguing a radical and controversial case.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 16H8M36S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Literary Theory, History Of Ideas, Philosophy, Plays, Playscripts
  • Available formats: TCR, TXT, PDF, RTF, WORD, OEB, DOC, EPUB. Compressed in ZIP, RAR, TAR.Z, ARC, AZW
  • Download servers: Hotfile, Google Drive, ShareByLink, FreakShare, Dropbox, Memopal, MEGA
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 38.86 USD
  • Dimensions: 167x231x18mm
  • Weight: 528g
  • Printed by: BLACKWELL PUBLISHERS
  • Published in: Oxford, United Kingdom
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