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Tragic themes in western literature

Tragic themes in western literature

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

    Subjects:
  • Tragedy,
  • Drama -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Bernard Knox ... [et al.] ; edited with an introduction by Cleanth Brooks.
    SeriesA Yale paperbound -- Y-25
    ContributionsBrooks, Cleanth, 1906-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1892 B7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination178 p. --
    Number of Pages178
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14263085M


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