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Voltaire's Theatre: the cycle from Œdipe to Mérope

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Format: Book- Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780729401685
ISBN-10: 0729401685
Author: J.R. Vrooman
Publication Date: 31-Dec-1970
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Table of Contents: Preface


Part I: Theory: Towards a definition of tragedy 

Chapter I. A categorical review 

Chapter II. Voltaire's concept of tragedy 

A. Prefaces, commentaries and correspondences 

B. Voltaire and Aristotle 

C. The critics' interpretation 

Part II: Practice: The cycle from Œdipe to Mérope 

Chapter I. Œdipe 

Chapter II. Zaïre

Chapter III. Alzire 

Chapter IV. Mahomet

Chapter V. Mérope

Part III: Conclusion: The inner significance of the tragedies 

Chapter I. Tragedy, history and drama 

Chapter II. The inner significance of the tragedies 

List of works consulted 


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