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Author: Thomas Kyd
Title: The Spanish Tragedy (New Mermaids)
ISBN: 1408114216
ISBN13: 978-1408114216
Other Formats: lrf rtf rtf lrf
Pages: 176 pages
Publisher: Methuen Drama; 3rd ed. edition (August 25, 2009)
Language: English
Size PDF version: 1538 kb
Size EPUB version: 1906 kb
Category: Other
Subcategory: Humanities

The first fully-fledged example of a revenge tragedy, the genrethat became so influential in later Elizabethan and Jacobean drama, TheSpanish Tragedy (1589) occupies a very special place in the history ofEnglish Renaissance drama. Hieronimo, Knight-Marshal of Spain duringits war with Portugal, fails to obtain justice when his son is murderedfor courting Bel-Imperia, the Duke of Castile's daughter, and decidesto take justice into his own hands...

This new student edition has been freshly revised by ProfessorAndrew Gurr to incorporate the latest stage history and criticalinterpretations of the play. It also appends the scenes that were addedin 1602, discusses Elizabethan attitudes to revenge, the Senecanfeatures of the play and the significance of the Anglo-Spanish conflictin the 1580s.


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