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Tragic drama and the family

Bennett Simon

Tragic drama and the family

psychoanalytic studies from Aeschylus to Beckett

by Bennett Simon

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tragedy -- History and criticism,
  • Family in literature,
  • Psychoanalysis in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementBennett Simon.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1899.F27 S55 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 274 p. ;
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2527904M
    ISBN 100300041322
    LC Control Number88003200

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Bennett Simon provides a psychoanalytic reading of Aeschylus' Oresteia, Euripedes' Medea, Shakespeare's King Lear and Macbeth, O'Neill's Long Day's Journey into Night, and Beckett's Endgame, six plays from ancient to modern times which involve a particular form of intrafamily warfare.About this book A study that examines the relationship between tragic drama of the late 19th and 20th centuries and present-day society.

The author's theories are presented with excerpts from relevant plays, such as "Look Back in Anger", "The Glass Menagerie", "The Iceman Cometh" and "Hedda Gabler".