- Title Pages
- List of Contributors
- 1 Jacob Bernays and the Catharsis of Modernity
- 2 The Aesthetics of Tragedy: Romantic Perspectives
- 3 Paradoxon: On the Sublimity of Tragedy in Hölderlin and Some Contemporaries
- 4 Tragedy and Trauerspiel: Too Alike?
- 5 Leben und Glück: Modernity and Tragedy in Walter Benjamin, Hölderlin, and Sophocles
- 6 Tragedy with and without Religion: Hegelian Thoughts
- 7 The (Operatic) Tragedy of Culture: Notes on a Theme in Kierkegaard, Hebbel, and Wagner
- 8 Heidegger’s Antigone: Ethics and Politics
- 9 Carl Schmitt: Tragedy and the Intrusion of History
- 10 The Tragic Voice of Pascal Quignard
- 11 The Ends of Tragedy: Schelling, Hegel, and Oedipus
- 12 The Tragedy of Misrecognition: The Desire for a Catholic Shakespeare and Hegel’s Hamlet
- 13 Margins of Genre: Walter Benjamin and the Idea of Tragedy
- 14 Williams on Nietzsche on the Greeks
- Epilogue: Tragedy and Modernity, Closing Thoughts
- Appendix Jacob Bernays, ‘Outlines of Aristotle’s Lost Work on the Effects of Tragedy’, sect. IV
- Tragedy and the Idea of Modernity
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