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Four Great Tragedies

Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, Macbeth (Signet Classics)

by William Shakespeare

The greatest tragic plays of William Shakespeare--including Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, and Macbeth. What is tragedy? The Elizabethans defined it as a "lofty" play showing "personages of great state" caught up in a "lamentable" action that "beginneth prosperously and endeth unfortunately." Whether judged by this or any other standard, the plays sel...
Publish Date
1998
June 1
Goodreads rating
4.42
ISBN
9780451527295
Tags
classicsfiction
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