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Shakespeare, revenge tragedy and early modern law : vindictive justice / Derek Dunne.

Author/Creator:
Dunne, Derek, 1983- author.
Publication:
Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Series:
Early modern literature in history.
Early modern literature in history
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 229 pages ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Knowledge -- Law.
English drama (Tragedy) -- History and criticism.
Justice in literature.
Revenge in literature.
Law in literature.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
English drama (Tragedy)
Justice in literature.
Law
Law in literature.
Revenge in literature.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Contents:
Introduction: Staging justice
Vindictive justice in early modern England
Correcting justice with vengeance in The Spanish Tragedy
Titus Andronicus : the evidence of the senses under threat
Antonio's Revenge, riot and collective action
Exceptional Hamlet and resistance to law
Piracy, insurrection and The Tragedy of Hoffman
The Revenger's Tragedy : post-participatory justice
Conclusion: Participation and vindication on the early modern stage.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1137572868
9781137572868
OCLC:
919563272
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