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Fear in Greek and Sanskrit Drama

Autorzy: Dorothy Figueira
University of Georgia
Słowa kluczowe: komparatystyka literacka katharsis phobos bhāva rasa Arystoteles Abhinavagupta Bharata Nāţyaśāstra
Rok wydania:2017
Liczba stron:12 (191-202)
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This essay compares Greek and Sanskrit drama from the perspective of their aesthetic aims. It examines briefly the role of pity and fear in Aristotle as a point of departure for a more general study of emotion in Sanskrit drama, where fear comprises but one mood sought in the aesthetic experience. The discussion is based on the theoretical understanding of drama as elucidated by Bharata in the Nāţyaśāstra and Abhinavagupta in his commentary to this work.
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