Shakespeare's Tragic Justice (Classic Reprint)


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Excerpt from Shakespeare's Tragic Justice

Introduction [9]nature, to the pride Of Coriolanus, the anger of Lear, and even to Antony's infatuation or Macbeth's ambi tion. The heart of Aristotle's doctrine Of katharsis, in truth, does not lie in this manner Of hamartia, whether in Hamlet or in much Of his own material in Greek tragedy, in Sophocles' Philoctetes or Antigone, for ex ample, both plays barely touched upon by Aristotle. Poetic justice in its usual sense will not serve to purge our emotions, nor to reconcile us to catastrophe. Yet some satisfaction Of our sense of justice is necessary if the tragic emotions are not to be heightened and to remain unresolved in a final disharmony.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - C. J. Sisson


Published Date - August 25 2019

ISBN - 9781528473606

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 0.9 cm

Page Count - 112

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