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Mourning and Tragic Form

Olga Taxidou

in Tragedy, Modernity and Mourning

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748619870
eISBN:
9780748651719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619870.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses a reading of tragic form as a discourse of mourning. It first examines the parallels between Plato and Brecht's dislike for tragedy, along with Plato's ‘sense of tragedy’, and ... More


Mourning Otherwise

Athena Athanasiou

in Agonistic Mourning: Political Dissidence and the Women in Black

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474420143
eISBN:
9781474434904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420143.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter engages the discursive conditions that made ethno-nationalist ideologies and armed conflicts of the 1990s possible and probable. Indeed, the question of how to recall the late ... More


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