The Resource The atheist's tragedy, (ebook)

The atheist's tragedy, (ebook)

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The atheist's tragedy
Title
The atheist's tragedy
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Language
eng
Summary
Written by Cyril Tourneur and first published in 1611, "The Atheist's Tragedy, or the Honest Man's Revenge" is a classic Jacobean era revenge play. In this drama we find the story of D'Amville, a wealthy French nobleman and our titular atheist. D'Amville is a cynical, ruthless, and Machiavellian character who conspires to have his brother, the Baron Montferrers, killed and ruin his nephew, Charlemont, in order to gain the son's inheritance. With a complex three-level plot structure, "The Atheist's Tragedy" would incite much critical analysis since its publication, specifically with regard to the plays place in the evolution of Jacobean tragedy and the revenge play. One can compare Tourneur's work here to "The Revenger's Tragedy," which some believe to actually be authored by Tourneur and not Thomas Middleton, as well as other revenge tragedies including Thomas Kyd's "The Spanish Tragedy," and George Chapman's "The Revenge of Bussy D'Ambois"; all instrumental works in the development of this form of drama
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Midwest
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1575?-1626
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Tourneur, Cyril
Dewey number
822/.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1930-2001
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  • Morris, Brian
  • Gill, Roma
  • hoopla digital
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New mermaids
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English drama
Target audience
adult
Label
The atheist's tragedy, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781420949353
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
Publisher number
MWT11938703
Specific material designation
remote
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11938703
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MWT11938703
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The atheist's tragedy, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781420949353
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11938703
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11938703
System control number
MWT11938703
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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