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the minnesota review (1 November 2016) 2016 (87): 76–109.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Kalliopi Nikolopoulou This essay is a critical analysis of Nietzsche's anti-Aristotelian reading of tragedy. My purpose is to show Aristotle's relevance for our age, which is strongly inflected by Nietzsche. I focus on the contemporary sidelining of catharsis in order to understand certain...
the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 25–41.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., and he jumps on a unicycle and starts pedaling around the office carpet, but the scout doesn’t even bother looking up.” “This is called ‘catharsis,’ right? Catharsis?” Greg zooms us past cows in pastures and hay bales. “So now the guy —the clown, okay —he knows he’s in trouble...
the minnesota review (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 102–113.
Published: 01 May 2015
... blues, according to Ben Sidran, are both “a catharsis for the anxieties caused by the irrational suppression and finally a healthy, if cynical, assertion of the black ego” (1983, 36). More specifically, the blues phrase or lick is a “cry,” a cry that originally served as the trademark of the...