Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 2018

352 Pages | 7

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474414098

Bookseller Code (06)

Revenge and Gender in Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Literature

Edited by Lesel Dawson and Fiona McHardy

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Explores the representation of revenge from Classical to early modern literature
  • The coverage, from classical through to renaissance literature, gives a sense of how the revenge motifs appear over time
  • It will appeal to a wide readership including those working in classics, medieval and renaissance literature, gender studies, revenge and revenge tragedy and the intertextual relations between ancient, medieval and early modern texts
  • Considers what constitutes the literary revenge tragedy tradition, suggesting points of continuity and difference as well as rethinking the parameters of the genre