French Origins of English Tragedy

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Richard Hillman applies to tragic patterns and practices in early modern England his long-standing critical preoccupation with English-French cultural connections in the period. With primary, though not exclusive, reference on the English side to Shakespeare and Marlowe, and on the French side to a wide range of dramatic and non-dramatic material, he focuses on distinctive elements that emerge within the English tragedy of the 1590s and early 1600s. These include the self-destructive tragic hero, the apparatus of neo ...

French Origins of English Tragedy 2012, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9780719088476

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French Origins of English Tragedy 2010, Manchester University Press

ISBN-13: 9780719082764

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