Revenge Tragedy Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Literary Criticism (1400-1800))


Aggeler, Geoffrey D. “Stoicism and Revenge in Marston.” English Studies 51, No. 6 (December 1970): 507-17.

Argues that Marston's Antonio's Revenge and The Malcontent “can be seen as complementary treatments of the ethical problems of revenge from the classical Stoic point of view.”

Allman, Eileen. Jacobean Revenge Tragedy and the Politics of Virtue. Newark: University of Delaware Press, 1999, 212 p.

Discusses Jacobean revenge tragedies as plays which represent misogyny but do not necessarily endorse it, maintaining that “[disrespect] for women as autonomous agents of action is...

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