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An Islamic interpretation of tragic hero in Shakespearean tragedies

Abdul Manaf, Nor Faridah (2004) An Islamic interpretation of tragic hero in Shakespearean tragedies. IIUM Research Centre , Kuala Lumpur. ISBN 983-2957-25-7

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Abstract

The Islamic concept of 'tragic hero' is studied in comparison to concepts already accepted in the West, bringing in arguments from the Judaeo-Christian-Islamic traditions.In this study, the concept of 'tragic hero' is revisited according to an Islamic framework and a reading of the three states of selves (or nafs) first mentioned in the Quran.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: 784/35833
Uncontrolled Keywords: Shakespearean tragedies
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of English Language & Literature
Depositing User: Prof. Nor Faridah Abdul Manaf
Date Deposited: 08 Apr 2016 15:40
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2016 13:50
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/35833

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