Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxii
  2. Thomas Kyd
    Pages 1-91
  3. Christopher Marlowe
    Pages 93-151
  4. Colin Gibson
    Pages 153-241
  5. John Webster
    Pages 243-347
  6. Thomas Middleton, William Rowley
    Pages 349-428
  7. John Ford
    Pages 429-504
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 505-527

About this book


A useful student edition which contains modernized texts of six classic plays and which takes full account of recent scholarship. Detailed introductory and explanatory notes deal with authorship, textual and performance history, sources, obscurities of meaning, unfamiliar allusions and points of theatrical interest.


edition history history of literature knowledge performance play Renaissance spanish tragedy

Editors and affiliations

  • Colin Gibson
    • 1
  1. 1.University of OtagoNew Zealand

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