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New York: Random House, 1934
Enlarged Edition, 1961

Preface to the Second Edition

I. The Destructive Power of the Romantic Ideal

II. The Anathema of Puritanism

III. Religion

IV. The Pagan Way of Life

V. The Relativity of Good and Evil

VI. Determinism, Fatalism and Free Will

VII. Social Implications

VIII. Pessimism and Tragedy

IX. Optimism and Comedy

X. Technique

XI. This Sickness of Today

XII. O'Neill and Modern Tragedy

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