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Shakespeare's Festive Tragedy By Naomi Conn Liebler

Shakespeare's Festive Tragedy
by Naomi Conn Liebler

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A unique look at the social and religious foundations of the tragic genre. Liebler asks whether it is possible to regard tragic heroes such as Lear and Coriolanus as 'sacrificial victims of the prevailing social order'.
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Shakespeare's Festive Tragedy: The Ritual Foundations of Genre by Naomi Conn Liebler

Shakespeare's Festive Tragedy is a unique look at the social and religious foundations of the tragic genre. Naomi Liebler asks whether it is possible to regard tragic heroes such as Coriolanus and King Lear as `sacrifical victims of the prevailing social order'.
A fascinating examination of Shakespearean tragedy, this extraordinary book will provoke excitment and controversy alike.

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Shakespeare's Festive Tragedy Reviews


"A splendid volume...[Liebler's] readings of Shakespeare's plays are rich in interpretive insights, which are all the more striking in the way they have been situated in a new and highly original theoretical context."
-Michael Bristol, McGill University
..."there is much here that is scholastically original and pedagigically useful."
-"Early Modern Literary Studies

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GOR004782937
Shakespeare's Festive Tragedy: The Ritual Foundations of Genre by Naomi Conn Liebler
Naomi Conn Liebler
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1995-11-30
280
0415131839
9780415131834
N/A
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