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Alison Sinclair, Jenny Wallace and Adrian Poole
Cambridge Series 7 - Is Tragedy the Perfect Form for the Modern World?
Hay Festival 2012
The media and public respond to tragic events now in ways that echo age-old traditions that go back to Greek tragedy, but do classic ideas about tragedy’s purpose need revising? What are the ingredients of good tragedy today?