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Author Aylen, Leo, 1935-

Title Greek tragedy and the modern world / by Leo Aylen
Published London : Methuen, 1964


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 W'PONDS  808.2512 A9784/G  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 376 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Part I. Greek tragedy--1. The background to Greek tragedy--2. Aeschylus--3. Sophocles--4. Euripides--5. The common ground of tragedy--Part II. The possibility of modern tragedy--6. Tragedy and philosophy--7. Poetry and the theatre--Part III. Modern tragic writing--8. Introductory--9. The nineteenth century background--10. Miller--11. Cocteau, Gide, Giraudoux--12. Anouilh--13. Sartre--14. Ghéon--15. Eliot--16. Conclusion
Summary Greek tragedy, and modern dramatists who have attempted to present aspects of the same attitude
Notes 'Much of the material was originally presented as a doctoral thesis in the University of Bristol'
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Comparative literature -- Greek and Modern
Comparative literature -- Modern and Greek
Comparative literature -- Greek and modern
Drama -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Greek drama (Tragedy) -- History and criticism.
Greek drama (Tragedy) -- Appreciation -- Foreign countries.
Greek drama -- History and criticism.
Comparative literature -- Modern and Greek
Literature, Modern -- Greek influences.
Mythology, Greek, in literature.
Tragedy -- History and criticism.
LC no. 65007499