The Spanish Tragedy by Thomas KydThe Spanish Tragedy by Thomas Kyd

The Spanish Tragedy

byThomas Kyd

Paperback | September 1, 1997

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One of the more popular plays of the Elizabethan period and a major influence on Hamlet.
Son of a scrivener, Kyd is best known as the author of The Spanish Tragedy (c.1586) an extremely popular revenge tragedy of the late 1580s and one of the most parodied of Elizabethan plays. Kyd's only other acknowledged authorship is the translation of Robert Garnier's Senecan tragedy, Cornelie, in 1594. He may also have written the lo...
Title:The Spanish TragedyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 6.32 × 4.16 × 0.32 inPublished:September 1, 1997Publisher:Playwrights Canada Press

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ISBN - 10:1854593773

ISBN - 13:9781854593771

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Kyd's play of revenge -- replete with ghosts, an innocent woman driven to madness, and a play-within-a-play -- was a major influence on Hamlet and enjoyed great popularity in the Elizabethan period.