Nietzsche and the Spirit of Tragedy

  • Authors
  • Keith M. May

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
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  9. Back Matter
    Pages 184-199

About this book


Keith May discusses the development, and frequent misunderstanding of, tragedy - explaining the insights of Nietzsche in "The Birth of Tragedy". He looks at its history from the early Greek playwrights, to Renaissance drama, up to more modern writers of tragedy such as Ibsen and Hardy.


drama Friedrich Nietzsche history of literature Renaissance

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1990
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Literature & Performing Arts Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-09884-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-09882-8
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