Tragic Drama and Modern Society

Authors: Orr, John

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A study that examines the relationship between tragic drama of the late 19th and 20th centuries and present-day society. The author's theories are presented with excerpts from relevant plays, such as "Look Back in Anger", "The Glass Menagerie", "The Iceman Cometh" and "Hedda Gabler".

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)
  • Ibsen’s Norway

    Pages 3-14

    Orr, John

  • Wilderness against Civilisation

    Pages 15-22

    Orr, John

  • The Noble against the Bourgeois/Women against Marriage

    Pages 23-42

    Orr, John

  • The Synthesis: John Gabriel Borkman

    Pages 43-54

    Orr, John

  • The Everyday and the Transient in Chekhov’s Tragedy

    Pages 57-83

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Tragic Drama and Modern Society
Authors
Copyright
1989
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-349-19829-0
DOI
10.1007/978-1-349-19829-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 302
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