Tragic Pathos: Pity and Fear in Greek Philosophy and Tragedy

Cambridge University Press (2012)
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Machine generated contents note: Introduction; Part I. Theoretical Views about Pity and Fear as Aesthetic Emotions: 1. Drama and the emotions: an Indo-European connection? 2. Gorgias: a strange trio, the poetic emotions; 3. Plato: from reality to tragedy and back; 4. Aristotle: the first 'theorist' of the aesthetic emotions; Part II. Pity and Fear within Tragedies: 5. An introduction; 6. Aeschylus: Persians; 7. Prometheus Bound; 8. Sophocles: Ajax; 9. Euripides: Orestes; Appendix: catharsis and the emotions in the definition of tragedy in the Poetics.
Keywords Greek drama (Tragedy History and criticism  Pathos in literature  Sympathy in literature  Fear in literature  Emotions (Philosophy History  Aesthetics, Ancient  LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Ancient, Classical & Medieval
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ISBN(s) 0521765102   9780521765107
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