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Shakespeare's Festive Tragedy

The Ritual Foundations of Genre

By Naomi Conn Liebler

© 1996 – Routledge

278 pages

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About the Book

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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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LIT000000
LITERARY CRITICISM / General