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Tragedy is a form of drama based on human suffering that invokes an accompanying catharsis ... In the modern era, tragedy has also been defined against drama, melodrama, the ... "ode"). Scholars suspect this may be traced to a time when a goat was either the prize in a .... 1635?), also wrote famous plays of the genre:.

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Whose theories regarding tragedy as a genre have been the most influential? Whose ... Which President has been the most influential in the US and why?

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(If this theory is true, by the way, it gives a whole new meaning to the phrase " stand-up ... nobility"--through various tests of character over the course of a story or play. ... At the same time, farcical plots are often full of wild coincidences and ... Once again, the most influential theorist of the genre is Aristotle, whose Poetics has ...

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Among the most influential theorists are Plato, Aristotle, Hegel, Schopenhauer, ... He characterised it as over-emotional and morally harmful, which is why poetry is ... His notion of hamartia (tragic flaw - 1453a) has been interpreted by later ... Though Immanuel Kant did not write on tragedy, his ethical theories have greatly  ...

www.britannica.com/art/tragedy-literature/Theory-of-tragedy

tragedy - Theory of tragedy: As the great period of Athenian drama drew to an end ... And where Aristotle had discussed tragedy as a separate genre, superior to epic ... whose Defence of Poesie (also published as An Apologie for Poetrie) has the ... Thomas Rymer, one of the most influential English critics of the time, in The ...

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...suggested different definitions of dance that have amounted to little more ... Thus, Aristotle's statement in the Poetics that dance is rhythmic movement whose ... to an analysis of tragedy and epic poetry) has sometimes been dismissed as a ... In his Poetics, perhaps the most influential work on art ever written, he makes it  ...

www.britannica.com/art/tragedy-literature/Romantic-theories

tragedy - Romantic theories: Lessing was the first important Romantic critic. ... The misfortune of those whose circumstances most resemble our own, must naturally ... From the time of Aristotle, who thought that the tragic hero should be highly .... As has been noted, Coleridge objected to the dramatist's giving directions to the ...

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This chapter provides an ancient perspective of genre that would have been similar .... Aristotle argues for the superiority of tragedy over epic (Πότερον δὲ βελτίων, ..... 2 Cicero once again discusses different poetic genres, this time associating ..... the top nine lyric poets, the best five tragic poets, the five most influential epic ...

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Mar 7, 2014 ... Robert Allen notes that 'for most of its 2,000 years, genre study has been primarily ... Since classical times literary works have been classified as belonging to ... are further divisions, such as tragedy and comedy within the category of drama. ... We might therefore ask ourselves 'Whose genre is it anyway?'