‘Pour être donc humain j’éprouve sa colère!’: Saul, King of Israel, as Tragic Hero in French Drama

Edward R B Forman

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Abstract

Analysis of six French tragedies, from the sixteenth to the twentieth century, adapting the biblical story of King Saul. The study focusses on the guilt and responsibility of Saul in the light of evolving theories of hamartia and tragic guilt that are contemporaneous with each play.
Translated title of the contribution‘Pour être donc humain j’éprouve sa colère!’ Saul, King of Israel, as Tragic Hero in French Drama
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)438-458
Number of pages21
JournalModern Language Review
Volume108
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2013

Keywords

  • Hamartia
  • tragedy
  • Saul

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