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Revenge tragedies of the Renaissance.

  • Author

    Clare, Janet

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    Northcote House, 2006.

  • Subject

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.

    Chettle, Henry, d. 1607?

    Chapman, George, 1559?-1634.

    Kyd, Thomas, 1558-1594.

    Middleton, Thomas, d. 1627.

    Heywood, Thomas, d. 1641.

    Marston, John, 1575?-1634.

    Fletcher, John, 1579-1625.

    Webster, John, 1580?-1625?

    Beaumont, Francis, 1584-1616.

    Ford, John, 1586-ca. 1640.

    English drama (Tragedy) Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600

    English drama 17th century

Formatted contents note: ch.1. Revenge and justice: Elizabethan revenge tragedies -- ch.2. Revenge and metatheatricality: Antonio's revenge, The revenger's tragedy -- ch.3. Theatre of God's judgement: The atheist's tragedy, The changeling -- ch.4. Revenge out of Italy: The white devil, The duchess of Malfi, Women beware women, 'Tis pity she's a whore -- ch.5. The woman's part: The revenge of Bussy d'Ambois, The maid's tragedy.