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For all of its mixed nature — with comic and melodramatic elements jostling the
tragic — the Elizabethan theatre retained some of the high concern, the sense of
involvement, and even the ceremonial atmosphere of the Greek theatre.
The work of the Polish-born English novelist Joseph Conrad (1857-1924)
provides another kind of setting for novels used as vehicles of the tragic sense.
Lord Jim ( 1 900), originally conceived as a short story, grew to a full- length
novel as ...
TRAGEDY AND MODERN DRAMA Tragic themes in Ibsen, Strindberg, and
Chekhov. The movement toward naturalism in fiction in the latter decades of the
19th century did much to purge both the novel and the drama of the
sentimentality and ...
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