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Elizabethan Revenge Tragedy, 1587-1642
Fredson Thayer Bowers

Paperback | 2015 | $37.95 | £31.95 | ISBN: 9780691624006
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A most thorough study of the Elizabethan Tragedy of Revenge, its origins, development, the ethical influence affecting it and the inter-relations of the plays.

Originally published in 1966.

The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

Table of Contents:

  • Frontmatter, pg. i
  • Preface, pg. vii
  • Contents, pg. x
  • I. The Background of Revenge, pg. 1
  • II. The Background of the Tragedies, pg. 41
  • III. The Spanish Tragedy and the Ur-Hamlet, pg. 62
  • IV. The School of Kyd, pg. 101
  • V. Interlude: The Reign of the Villain, pg. 154
  • VI. The Disapproval of Revenge, pg. 184
  • VII. The Decadence of Revenge Tragedy, pg. 217
  • VIII. Conclusion, pg. 259
  • Index, pg. 285


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