Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 June 2018

256 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9781526127150

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Doing Kyd

Essays on The Spanish Tragedy

First Edition

Edited by Nicoleta Cinpoes

Published by Manchester University Press

Revels Plays Companion Library MUP

  • Now available in paperback
  • Examines the play and its legacy in print, offering two editors' and one screenplay adaptor's accounts of the challenges posed by editing Kyd's work for contemporary audiences
  • Aanalysing the play's stage business and the challenges it poses to directors, actors, dramaturges and audiences
  • Revisits theories of revenge, with new emphases on genre, psychoanalysis and gender, and places Kyd's work in the wider European socio-political and theatrical context
  • Maps out the context from which Thomas Kyd's dramatic work emerged