Journals Higher Education



Published: 25 August 2010

232 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719082764

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French origins of English Tragedy

Richard Hillman

Published by Manchester University Press

  • The first book to illuminate the relationship between French and the English drama in the Early Modern period
  • Contributes to a growing understanding of English Renaissance drama's relationship with continental Europe
  • Concentrates on plays of the 1590s and shows how interrelated the two cultures were, and how they much more interdependent than previously assumed
  • Illustrates that tragedy was a relatively recent dramatic form in the English theatre

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