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date: 23 June 2024

Tragedy, 

Source:
The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre
Author(s):
Phyllis HartnollPhyllis Hartnoll, Peter FoundPeter Found

play dealing in an elevated, poetic style with events which depict man as the victim of destiny yet superior to it, both in grandeur and in misery. The word is of Greek origin and means ‘goat-song’, possibly because a goat was originally given as a prize for a play at the ... ...

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