What are the best tragedy novels



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Günter Kunert: The second woman. novel

Wallstein Verlag, Göttingen 2019
ISBN 9783835334403, hardcover, 204 pages, 20.00 EUR
[…] A novel, written 45 years ago - "absolutely unprintable" in the GDR, Kunert knew and hid it in the archive. Now found again, it will finally be published. In a chest ...

Georges Simenon: The Widow Couderc. novel

Kampa Verlag, Zurich 2018
ISBN 9783311133469, hardcover, 208 pages, 19.90 EUR
[…] neither the roof over the head nor the young man, and the beautiful Félicie, very young, brazen and greedy. And so mistrust draws into this relationship, and the inevitable ...

Mia Couto: Jesusalem. novel

Verlag Das Wunderhorn, Heidelberg 2014
ISBN 9783884234624, hardcover, 260 pages, 24.80 EUR
[…] Translated from the Portuguese by Karin Schweder-Schreiner. After the death of his wife, a traumatized father with his two sons and an ex-soldier moves into an abandoned ...

Kerstin Preiwuss: residual heat. novel

Berlin Verlag, Berlin 2014
ISBN 9783827012319, hardcover, 224 pages, 18.99 EUR
[…] north of Berlin. She only wants to stay a few days until after the funeral. But what she thought she had left behind for a long time is catching up with her again. A family story ...

Hans-Thies Lehmann: Tragedy and Dramatic Theater

Alexander Verlag, Berlin 2013
ISBN 9783895813085, hardcover, 736 pages, 68.00 EUR
[…] Following on from his earlier studies on the ancient world tragedy - "Theater und Mythos" - and for his standard work "Postdramatisches Theater" the theater theorist Hans-Thies designs ...

Wolfram Ette: Critique of Tragedy. About dramatic deceleration

Velbrück Verlag, Weilerswist 2011
ISBN 9783942393041, hardcover, 732 pages, 68.00 EUR
[…] the tragedy«Is primarily a criticism of the philosophical theory of tragedy, which amounts to asserting the tragic events as necessary. The higher sense ...

Leo N. Tolstoy: Anna Karenina. Novel in eight parts

Carl Hanser Verlag, Munich 2009
ISBN 9783446234093, hardcover, 1285 pages, 39.90 EUR
[…] her life and she sacrifices everything: the husband, the son, even respect for the society in which she lives. But their unconditional love fails and leads to jealousy, hate and ...

Karl Heinz Bohrer: The tragic

Carl Hanser Verlag, Munich 2009
ISBN 9783446230798, hardcover, 413 pages, 24.90 EUR
[…] Theater language that moves us to this day. An essential element of the Attic tragedy is the horror: it is supposed to develop moral cleansing effects in the viewer. ...

Walter Muschg: Tragic literary history

Diogenes Verlag, Zurich 2006
ISBN 9783257065312, hardcover, 752 pages, 29.90 EUR
[…] answered: What makes a person an artist? Using examples from all over the world, a gallery of great minds and their works will be created against the background of their ...

Sophocles: Sophocles: tragedies

Artemis and Winkler Verlag, Zurich 2002
ISBN 9783760841021, hardcover, 550 pages, EUR 28.80
[…] Translated by Wolfgang Schadewaldt, edited by Bernhard Zimmermann. At Sophocles reached the Attic tragedy their highest and strictest form. 18 times he was able to ...

Aeschylus: The Persians

Suhrkamp Verlag, Frankfurt am Main 2001
ISBN 9783518134085, paperback, 65 pages, 7.62 EUR
[…] Transferred from Durs Grünbein. The lesson on war that was the first to be handed down in full tragedy is at the beginning of our western drama story is at the ...