Pity and terror Christianity and tragedy by Ulrich E. Simon

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  • Tragic, The -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • Tragedy -- History and criticism.,
  • Christianity in literature.

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StatementUlrich Simon.
LC ClassificationsBR115.T73 S56 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 152 p. ;
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2191457M
ISBN 100312032374
LC Control Number89010169

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Critical Essay Aristotle on Tragedy In the Poetics, Aristotle's famous study of Greek dramatic art, Aristotle ( B.C.) compares tragedy to such other metrical forms as comedy and determines that tragedy, like all poetry, is a kind of imitation (mimesis), but adds that it has a serious purpose and uses direct action rather than narrative to achieve its ends.

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