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The edge of impossibility: tragic forms in literature.


New York, Vanguard Press [1972] .
ISBN 0814906753

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Subjects Het tragische.
Literatur.
Literature, Modern -- History and criticism.
Literature, Modern.
Littérature comparée -- Thèmes, motifs.
Tragic, The.
Tragik.
Tragique dans la littérature.
Description 259 pages 22 cm
Copyright Date [1972]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Miss Oates examines the work of such writers as Chekhov, Melville, Yeats, and Toresco in this study.
Contents Introduction: Forms of tragic literature -- The tragedy of existence: Shakespeare's Troilus and Cressida -- The tragedy of imagination: Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra -- Melville and the tragedy of nihilism -- Tragic and comic visions in The brothers Karamazov -- Chekhov and the theater of the absurd -- Yeats: violence, tragedy, mutability -- Tragic rites in Yeats's A full moon in March -- Art at the edge of impossibility: Mann's Dr. Faustus -- Ionesco's dances of death.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)354788
(OCoLC)ocm00354788
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WorldCat Identities Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938-
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