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The Athenian democracy of the fifth century B. C. created an important political theatre of western tradition. Sophocles, the main winning tragic playwright of the age, was once a thorough innovator who produced his tragedies to offer to his viewers complicated ethical, social, and political problems with a type that they may be confronted with of their quite a few criminal and political assemblies.
Derek Hand's A background of the Irish Novel is an immense paintings of feedback on a few of the maximum and such a lot globally recognisable writers of the radical shape. Writers resembling Laurence Sterne, James Joyce, Elizabeth Bowen, Samuel Beckett and John McGahern have established the intense highbrow diversity, thematic complexity and stylistic innovation of Irish fiction.
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