The Cambridge companion to English Renaissance tragedy /

"Featuring essays by major international scholars, this Companion combines analysis of themes crucial to Renaissance tragedy with the interpretation of canonical and frequently taught texts. Part I introduces key topics, such as religion, revenge and the family, and discusses modern performance...

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Other Authors: Smith, Emma, Sullivan, Garrett A.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Series:Cambridge companions to topics.
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Table of Contents:
  • English Renaissance tragedy: theories and antecedents / Mike Pincombe
  • Tragedy, family and household / Catherine Richardson
  • Tragedy and the nation state / Andrew Hadfield
  • Tragedy and religion / Alison Shell
  • Tragedy and revenge / Tanya Pollard
  • Tragic subjectivities / Garrett A. Sullivan Jr
  • Tragic forms / Lucy Munro
  • Tragedy and performance / Lois Potter
  • Renaissance tragedy on film: defying mainstream Shakespeare / Pascale Aebischer
  • Shakespeare and early modern tragedy / Emma Smith
  • The Spanish tragedy and metatheatre / Gregory M. Colón Semenza
  • Doctor Faustus: dramaturgy and disturbance / Mark Thornton Burnett
  • Edward II: Marlowe, tragedy and the sublime / Patrick Cheney
  • Arden of Faversham: tragic action at a distance / Mary Floyd-Wilson
  • The Revenger's tragedy: original sin and the allures of vengeance / Heather Hirschfield
  • The Tragedy of Mariam: political legitimacy and maternal authority / Mary Beth Rose
  • The Changeling and the dynamics of ugliness / Gordon McMullan
  • The Duchess of Malfi: tragedy and gender / Judith Haber
  • 'Tis pity she's a whore: the play of intertextuality / Emily C. Bartels.