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The tragedy of Spain

Maurits Willem Raedinck van Vollenhoven

The tragedy of Spain

by Maurits Willem Raedinck van Vollenhoven

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Published by Burns, Oats & Washbourne in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Spain
    • Subjects:
    • Spain -- History -- Civil War, 1936-1939.

    • Edition Notes

      Translation of Het spaansche drama.

      Statementby M.W.R. van Vollenhoven... preface by Dr. L.H. Grondÿs ; translated from the Dutch.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDP269 .V62
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 61 p.
      Number of Pages61
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6379182M
      LC Control Number38034572
      OCLC/WorldCa5978309

      LibriVox recording of The Spanish Tragedy by Thomas Kyd. The Spanish Tragedy, or Hieronimo is Mad Again is an Elizabethan tragedy written by Thomas Kyd between and Highly popular and influential in its time, The Spanish Tragedy established a new genre in English theatre, the revenge play or revenge tragedy.   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 .

      The tragedy of Spain - Rudolf Rocker German anarcho-syndicalist Rudolf Rocker's history of the Spanish Civil War and Revolution. July 19th was the anniversary of the day on which a gang of militarist adventurers rose against the republican regime in Spain and, with the assistance of outside powers and foreign troops, plunged the country into a. The smart alecky response to this question is: The Spanish Tragedy is a tragedy largely set in Spain. But, we'd be remiss not to mention that the play originally had a longer title, which is The Spanish Tragedy, or Hieronimo is Mad Again. Um, when was he mad before? The easy answer is we just don't know. Wow, that really was easy.

        The book, published in , a year after the author’s death, will be read with pleasure by anyone who has enjoyed Jacobs’s travel writing or who has any interest in .   The Spanish Tragedy by Thomas KYD ( - ) Genre(s): Plays, Tragedy Read by: in English Chapters: - 01 - Dramatis Personae - 02 - Act 1 - 03 - Act 2 -


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