The Spanish TragedyBook - 1959
"The Spanish Tragedy became one of the most successful plays on the Elizabethan English stage and laid the foundation of the revenge tragedy, a genre that playwrights returned to throughout the early modern era and that endures even today. The story surrounds the civil servant Hieronimo who joins Bel-imperia of the royal family to take revenge on her own brother for murdering Hieronimo's son, the object of her affection.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard Univ. Press, 1959
Characteristics: lxx, 153 p. ; 20 cm