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Beyond "The Spanish tragedy" : a study of the works of Thomas Kyd

Author: Lukas Erne
Publisher: Manchester, U.K. ; New York : Manchester University Press : Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave, 2001.
Series: Revels plays companion library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first book in more than thirty years on the playwright who is arguably Shakespeare's most important tragic predecessor. In Lukas Erne's book, The Spanish Tragedy- the most popular of all plays on the English Renaissance stage - receives the extensive scholarly and critical treatment it deserves, including a full reception and modern stage history. Yet as Erne shows, Thomas Kyd is much more than the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Erne, Lukas.
Beyond "The Spanish tragedy".
Manchester, U.K. ; New York : Manchester University Press : Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave, 2001
(OCoLC)607741355
Named Person: Thomas Kyd; Thomas Kyd; Thomas Kyd; Thomas Kyd
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lukas Erne
ISBN: 0719060931 9780719060939
OCLC Number: 48014874
Description: xix, 252 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Thomas Kyd's life and works: a chronology --
Don Horatio and The First Part of Hieronimo --
The Spanish Tragedy: an introduction --
The Spanish Tragedy: origins --
The Spanish Tragedy: framing revenge --
The Spanish Tragedy: additions, adaptations, modern stage history --
Hamlet --
Soliman and Perseda: an introduction --
Soliman and Perseda: the play and its making --
Cornelia --
Other works and apocrypha --
Kyd's patron.
Series Title: Revels plays companion library.
Responsibility: Lukas Erne.
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Thomas Kyd is arguably Shakespeare's most important tragic predecessor. In Lukas Erne's book, "The Spanish Tragedy" - the most popular of all plays on the English Renaissance stage - receives  Read more...

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