Fires and death: a tremendously sad scene
- The masters of tragedy: Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides. Basile, Joseph J. // Calliope;Nov97, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p21
Focuses on the works of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides who were Athenian tragedians. Background information on the tragedians; Detailed information on their works.
- Macbeth and the barren sceptre. Wintle, S.; Weisbrot, R. // Essays in Criticism;Apr91, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p128
Examines tragedy as epitomized in William Shakespeare's tragic plays `King Lear' and `Hamlet.' Examines the major characters in the tragedies; Excerpts from the plays.
- Bouncing back from a hard knock. // Glamour;Aug97, Vol. 95 Issue 8, p62
Reports that even though one can experience emotional scarring from personal tragedies like bereavement and serious illness, sometimes positive effects can come from major misfortunes.
- Is tragedy paradoxical? Williams, Christopher // British Journal of Aesthetics;Jan1998, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p47
Presents information on satisfaction gained from tragedy. Reference to why tragedies are enjoyed; Definition of the object of thought; Information on triad as an emotion; Details on historic lives which holds interest.
- The Fog of War. Cahlink, George // Government Executive;7/1/2004, Vol. 36 Issue 11, p31
This article focuses on the tragedy of friendly fire. Army Ranger Pat Tillman, a pro football player who gave up a small fortune to serve his country, turns out in death to symbolize not only his own heroism, but also the tragedy of friendly fire. The Pentagon estimates that about 11 percent of...
- Chaos and the Forms of Order in Setting the World on Fire. McDowell, Frederick P. // Twentieth Century Literature;Summer83, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p236
Reviews the book 'Setting the World on Fire,' by Angus Wilson.
- TESTED BY FIRE (Book Review). // Publishers Weekly;9/3/2001, Vol. 248 Issue 36, p56
Reviews the book 'Tested by Fire,' by Kathy Herman.
- Deaths in the Family. Tauber, Michelle; Herbst, Diane // People;1/12/2004, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p105
Discusses how Rebecca Harden and her children Audrey and Sander died in a fire at the family's apartment in New York City. Recollections of the family from Rebecca's sister, Marcia Gay Harden; How the fire was caused by candles in the house; Views from father Thaddeus Harden regarding the...
- Let It Burn: The Philadelphia Tragedy. Preston, Gregor A. // Library Journal;7/1/1989, Vol. 114 Issue 12, p95
Reviews the book "Let It Burn: The Philadelphia Tragedy," by Michael Boyette and Randi Boyette.