The Spanish Tragedy by Thomas Kyd
The Spanish Tragedy by Thomas Kyd

The Spanish Tragedy

by Thomas Kyd
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The first fully-fledged example of a revenge tragedy, the genre that became so influential in later Elizabethan and Jacobean drama, The Spanish Tragedy (1589) occupies a very special place in the history of English Renaissance drama. Hieronimo, Knight-Marshal of Spain during its war with Portugal, fails to obtain justice when his son is murdered for courting Bel-Imperia, the Duke of Castile's daughter, and decides to take justice into his own hands...This new student edition has been freshly revised by Professor Andrew Gurr to incorporate the latest stage history and critical interpretations of the play. It also appends the scenes that were added in 1602, discusses Elizabethan attitudes to revenge, the Senecan features of the play and the significance of the Anglo-Spanish conflict in the 1580s.
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About this Edition

Language

English

Publication Date

Sep 15, 2010

Format

Hardcover

Number of Pages

176

ISBN

1408120771

ISBN-13

9781408120774