Social Tragedy

Author: S. Baker
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137379138
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Social Tragedy from the Author: S. Baker. A social tragedy is a collective representation of injustice. Baker demonstrates how social tragedies facilitate moral action and discusses a series of contemporary case studies – the death of Princess Diana, Zinédine Zidane's 2006 World Cup scandal, KONY 2012 – to examine their social and political effects.

Gracia A Social Tragedy

Author: Frank Everett Plummer
Publisher: Wentworth Press
ISBN: 9781362657026
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Gracia A Social Tragedy from the Author: Frank Everett Plummer. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Arthur Miller

Author: Santosh K. Bhatia
Publisher: Humanities Press Intl
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Arthur Miller from the Author: Santosh K. Bhatia. Critical study of selected plays by Arthur Miller, b. 1915, American playwright.

Modern Tragedy

Author: Raymond Williams
Publisher: Broadview Press
ISBN: 1551116340
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Modern Tragedy from the Author: Raymond Williams. Modern Tragedy, first published in 1966, is a study of the ideas and ideologies which have influenced the production and analysis of tragedy. Williams sees tragedy both in terms of literary tradition and in relation to the tragedies of modern society, of revolution and disorder, and of individual experience. Modern Tragedy is available only in this Broadview Encore Edition, now edited and with a critical introduction by Pamela McCallum.

Beyond The Spanish Tragedy

Author: Lukas Erne
Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9780719060939
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Beyond The Spanish Tragedy from the Author: Lukas Erne. Thomas Kyd is arguably Shakespeare's most important tragic predecessor. Fusing the drama of the academic and popular traditions, Thomas Kyd's plays are of central importance for understanding how the drama of Shakespeare and his contemporaries came about. Called an extraordinary dramatic genius by T.S. Eliot, Thomas Kyd invented the revenge tragedy genre that culminated in Shakespeare's Hamlet some 12 years later. In Lukas Erne's book, The Spanish Tragedy - the most popular of all plays on the English Renaissance stage - receives the extensive scholarly and critical treatment it deserves, including a full reception and modern stage history.

Tragedy And Social Evolution

Author: Eva Figes
ISBN: 9780892551484
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Tragedy And Social Evolution from the Author: Eva Figes. Discusses the role Greek, Elizabethan, and later tragedy played in society, as well as society's effect on the drama, with regard to tribal belief, kingship, the dead, women, and social order

Hans Urs Von Balthasar And The Question Of Tragedy In The Novels Of Thomas Hardy

Author: Kevin Taylor
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 0567619567
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Hans Urs Von Balthasar And The Question Of Tragedy In The Novels Of Thomas Hardy from the Author: Kevin Taylor. What role do novels, drama, and tragedy play within Christian thought and living? The twentieth century Catholic theologian Hans Urs von Balthasar addressed these questions using tragic drama. For him, Christ was the true tragic hero of the world who exceeded all tragic literature and experience. Balthasar demonstrated how ancient, pre-Christian tragedy and Renaissance works contained important Christian concepts, but he critiqued modern novels as failing to be either truly tragic or Christian. By examining the tragic novels of Thomas Hardy on their own terms, we have an important counterpoint to Balthasar's argument that the novel is too prosaic for theological reflection. Hardy's novels are an apt pairing for examination and critique, as they are both classically and biblically influenced, as well as contemporary.The larger implication for Balthasar's theology is that his innovations in theological aesthetics and tragedy must be expanded in the light of modernity and the tragic novel.

Madness Love And Tragedy In Nineteenth And Twentieth Century Spain

Author: Marta Manrique GĂłmez
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443856096
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Madness Love And Tragedy In Nineteenth And Twentieth Century Spain from the Author: Marta Manrique Gómez. How do Spanish writers of the 19th and 20th century define and represent madness, a basic and controversial aspect of world culture, and how do the different conceptions of madness intersect with love, religion, politics, and other literary themes in Spanish society? This multi-author book analyzes the theme of madness in formative masterpieces of Spanish literature of the 19th and 20th century through the use of relevant critical and theoretical approaches. In this context, authors studied in this book include Juan Valera, Leopoldo Alas Clarín, Emilia Pardo Bazán, Caterina Albert, Benito Pérez Galdós, Miguel de Unamuno, and Juan Goytisolo, among others.

Tragedy And International Relations

Author: T. Erskine
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230390331
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Tragedy And International Relations from the Author: T. Erskine. Nowhere are clashes between competing ethical perspectives more prevalent than in the realm of International Relations. Thus, understanding tragedy is directly relevant to understanding IR. This volume explores the various ways that tragedy can be used as a lens through which international relations might be brought into clearer focus.

The Palgrave Handbook Of Critical Social Psychology

Author: Brendan Gough
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137510188
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The Palgrave Handbook Of Critical Social Psychology from the Author: Brendan Gough. This handbook is the first to bring together the latest theory and research on critical approaches to social psychological challenges. Edited by a leading authority in the field, this volume further establishes critical social psychology as a discipline of study, distinct from mainstream social psychology. The handbook explains how critical approaches to social processes and phenomena are essential to fully understanding them, and covers the main research topics in basic and applied social psychology, including social cognition, identity and social relations, alongside overviews of the main theories and methodologies that underpin critical approaches. This volume features a range of leading authors working on key social psychological issues, and highlights a commitment to a social psychology which shuns psychologisation, reductionism and neutrality. It provides invaluable insight into many of the most pressing and distressing issues we face in modern society, including the migrant and refugee crises affecting Europe; the devaluing of black lives in the USA; and the poverty, ill-health, and poor mental well-being that has resulted from ever-increasing austerity efforts in the UK. Including sections on critical perspectives, critical methodologies, and critical applications, this volume also focuses on issues within social cognition, self and identity. This one-stop handbook is an indispensable resource for a range of academics, students and researchers in the fields of psychology and sociology, and particularly those with an interest in social identity, power relations, and critical interventions.