French Origins of English Tragedy

French Origins of English Tragedy

eBook - 2010
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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-Senecanism (including the Machiavellian villain) and the confrontation betwee.
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2010
ISBN: 9781847793096
1847793096
9781781700044
1781700044
Characteristics: 1 online resource (129 pages)

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