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tragedian in Literature topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtragediantra‧ge‧di‧an /trəˈdʒiːdiən/ noun [countable]  formalAPTAL an actor or writer of tragedycomedian
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tragedianHe kept referring to Wehman as a tragedian.Mones held himself as stiffly as a nineteenth-century tragedian, and filled his lines with sentiment.I knew what Aristophanes had said, what Agathon, the tragedian, had said, what Alcibiades had said.After Homer, the tragedians of fifth-century Athens reveal a dualist universe in which Zeus is transcendent and man introspective.If there were tragedy clubs at which people came to watch stand-up tragedians, Mr Brown would be a star.