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The Revenger's Tragedy and The Atheist's Tragedy: some notes on their style and on the authorship problem

Foakes, R. A. (1949)
Other thesis, University of Birmingham.

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Abstract

The Introduction contains a discussion of previous
criticism of Tourneur's work and an account of the methods
followed in this study. This is followed by a detailed
analysis of the style of The Revenger's Tragedy, considered
in isolation, and a more cursory examination of the style of
The Atheist's Tragedy considered in relation to the earlier
play. The final chapter contains some new observations and
evidence bearing on the authorship problem. The first three
appendices relate solely to The Revenger's Tragedy, the
fourth to both plays. The whole work is based on a
concordance which I have compiled to the plays.

Type of Work:M.A. thesis.
School/Faculty:Faculties (to 1997) > Faculty of Arts
Department:English
Subjects:PN2000 Dramatic representation. The Theater
PR English literature
Institution:University of Birmingham
ID Code:3125
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