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by Thomas Kyd

The title page of the 1615 edition of Kyd's celebrated play reads:

The Spanish Tragedie:
Hieronimo is mad againe.

In its day, The Spanish Tragedy was anonymous. Only in 1773 did the theatrical historian Thomas Hawkins discover, in Thomas Heywood's Apology for Actors (1612), the play's assignment to…

The Spanish Tragedy study guide contains a biography of Thomas Kyd, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis.

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Posted By yasamin d #390981 at Oct 01, 2014 5:13 PM

What was the Kyd's purpose of using different languages in the play within a play?

At the end of the spanish tragedy, Kyd's use different languages in the play within a play and asks Baltazare, Lorenzo, and Bell Imperia to say their plays in diggerent languages, which they even did not know the language. What was the purpose of using this different languages?

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Posted By md. miraz hossain k #255671 at Jun 12, 2012 5:55 AM

Describe the story of the " play within the play " ?

It is taken from the "Spanish Tragedy" by Thomas Kyd.

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Posted By tajamul a #325149 at May 23, 2013 1:44 AM

The role of chorus in kyd The Spanish tragedy

Discuss the role of chorus in Spanish tragedy by Thomas Kyd

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Posted By priyan s #278177 at Oct 25, 2012 10:33 PM