The revenger's tragedy : a critical reader /

"The Revenger's Tragedy is one of the most vital, important, and enduring tragedies of the Jacobean era, one of the few non-Shakespearean plays of that period that is still regularly revived on stage and taught in classrooms. The play is notable for its piercing insight into human depravit...

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Other Authors: Walsh, Brian (Professor of English) (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London : Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2016.
Series:Arden early modern drama.
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Table of Contents:
  • The critical backstory / Heather Hirschfeld
  • The revenger's tragedy on stage and screen / Lucy Munro
  • The state of the art: current critical approaches to The revenger's tragedy / Christopher Crosbie
  • New directions: The revenger's tragedy without Middleton / Jeremy Lopez
  • New directions: the salvation of oaths: grace, swearing and Hamlet in The revenger's tragedy / Beatrice Groves
  • New directions: The revenger's tragedy: affairs between men / Carol Thomas Neely
  • New directions: The revenger's trauerspiel: Walter Benjamin and the secularization of theatricality / Martin Moraw
  • Selected resources for teaching and studying The revenger's tragedy / Richard Brucher.