Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Dr. Richard McLellan
Aristotle, in The Poetic, defines dramatic tragedy as “imitation of a worthy or illustrious and perfect action, possessing magnitude, in pleasing language, using separately the several species of imitation in its parts, by men acting, and not through narration, through pity and fear effecting a purification from such like passions”.
Mactier, Ann D., "A study of dramatic tragedy in the twentieth century" (1969). Student Work. 3243.
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A Thesis Presented to the Department of English and the Faculty of the Graduate College University of Nebraska In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Master of Arts University of Nebraska at Omaha. Copyright 1969 Ann D. Mactier.