The Spanish Tragedy - Calvo, Clara (Editor), and Kyd, Thomas, and Tronch, Jesus (Editor)
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A major new edition of Thomas Kyd's The Spanish Tragedy,an outstanding landmark of Elizabethan drama. In its time, it quickly became a box office success and probably inspired Shakespeare to write Hamlet, as it contains a ghost, murders that demand revenge and a hero that hesitates and contemplates suicide. As a revenge tragedy, it set up the salient features of a dramatic genre that would last decades. Its hero, the aged Marshall of Spain Hieronimo, whose son is murdered at night, soon transcended the play and became the ...

The Spanish Tragedy 2013, The Arden Shakespeare, London

ISBN-13: 9781408129982

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