Tragedy

Tragedy (Ancient Greek: τραγῳδία, tragōidia, "he-goat-song"]. is a form of art based on human suffering that offers its audience pleasure. While most cultures have developed forms that provoke this paradoxical response, tragedy refers to a specific tradition of drama that has played a unique and important role historically in the self-definition of Western civilisation. That tradition has been multiple and discontinuous, yet the term has often been used to invoke a powerful effect of cultural identity and historical continuity—"the Greeks and the Elizabethans, in one cultural form; Hellenes an ...more

New Releases Tagged "Tragedy"

We Deserve Monuments
Beauty and the Baller (Strangers in Love #1)
From the Embers
The Godparent Trap
The Birthday List (Maysen Jar, #1)
June First
Between Hello and Goodbye
Asher (Ashes & Embers, #6)
A Terrible Kindness
Torment: Part Two (The Bleeding Hearts, #2)
The Lost Fisherman (Fisherman, #2)
The Bone Farm (Jane Hawk, #0.5)
What He Always Knew (What He Doesn't Know, #2)
Kiss the Stars (Falling Stars, #1)
The Heights
Count the Ways
Romeo and Juliet
Hamlet
Macbeth
Othello
The Great Gatsby
King Lear
Of Mice and Men
Oedipus Rex  (The Theban Plays, #1)
The Fault in Our Stars
Julius Caesar
Wuthering Heights
Antigone (The Theban Plays, #3)
Death of a Salesman
Tess of the D’Urbervilles
If I Stay (If I Stay, #1)
American Psycho by Bret Easton EllisThe Girl Next Door by Jack Ketchum1984 by George OrwellThe Wasp Factory by Iain BanksA Child Called "It" by Dave Pelzer
Most Disturbing Books
251 books — 307 voters

Hidden Figures by Margot Lee ShetterlyKillers of the Flower Moon by David GrannBorn a Crime by Trevor NoahMarch by John             LewisEinstein by Walter Isaacson
Non-Fiction read in 2017
478 books — 80 voters
Everything for Her by Alexa RileyThe She-Wolf by Maurice DruonHer Fearful Symmetry by Audrey NiffeneggerRamona and Her Father by Beverly ClearyStarring Sally J. Freedman as Herself by Judy Blume
She Her or Hers in the title
182 books — 11 voters

Nine, Ten by Nora Raleigh BaskinThe Memory of Things by Gae PolisnerAll We Have Left by Wendy MillsTowers Falling by Jewell Parker RhodesEleven by Tom   Rogers
9/11 in YA and Middle Grade Fiction
39 books — 47 voters
A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine HansberryFences by August WilsonThe Piano Lesson by August WilsonGem of the Ocean by August WilsonMa Rainey's Black Bottom by August Wilson
Plays and Dramas by African-Americans
101 books — 14 voters


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One of the greatest tragedies in life is to lose your own sense of self and accept the version of you that is expected by everyone else.
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