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1st Edition

The Tragedy of State

ISBN 9781138235526
Published September 17, 2018 by Routledge
118 Pages

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Book Description

The domination of the state over the lives of individuals is, arguably, a problem of the present-day world. In this book, first published in 1971, the author finds essentially the same problem in Jacobean tragedy in the shape it assumed during the rise of the first European nation-states. The English dramatists of the early seventeenth century a

Table of Contents

1. Tragedy and State  2. Revenge Drama: Antonio’s Revenge, The Revenger’s Tragedy  3. Chapman: The Bussy Plays  4. Roman Tragedy: Sejanus, Caesar and Pompey  5. Webster: The White Devil, The Duchess of Malfi;  Index

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J. W. Lever