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This accomplished, authoritative account of tragedy is the fruits of Hans-Thies Lehmann’s groundbreaking contributions to theatre and function scholarship. it's a significant milestone in our realizing of this center starting place of the dramatic arts. From the philosophical roots and theories of tragedy, via its inextricable courting with drama, to its impression upon post-dramatic types, this can be the definitive paintings in its box. Lehmann plots a path throughout the background of dramatic notion, taking in Aristotle, Plato, Seneca, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Lacan, Shakespeare, Schiller, Holderlin, Wagner, Maeterlinck, Yeats, Brecht, Kantor, Heiner Müller and Sarah Kane.

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