Title

Speculative Tragedy and Spatial Play: Scaling Byron's Sardanapalus

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2019

Department

Department of Humanities

Abstract

A literary criticism of the play "Sardanapalus: A Tragedy," directed by Lord Byron is presented. Topics discussed include representation of violence in the play, portrayal of human condition in personal and political crises and radical tragedy depicted in the play. An overview of the play is also given.

Publisher's Statement

Copyright of Studies in Romanticism is the property of Boston University. 2019. Publisher’s version of record: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=asu&AN=137048012&site=ehost-live

Publication Title

Studies in Romanticism

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