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Review: The Spanish Tragedy

User Review  - Tony - Goodreads

THE SPANISH TRAGEDY. (1587). Thomas Kyd. **. This is a very difficult play to read. I could not get through it, though I did my best. It's importance rests on its early introduction of several ... Read full review

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User Review  - Joseph Kirkham - Goodreads

A tough read, no doubt, but a beautiful portrayal on revenge Read full review

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User Review  - Scott - Goodreads

I gave this an extra star for its importance to literary history. It's kind of a mess of a play, a bit draggy in parts, and with a play within the play that mostly shows how much better Shakespeare ... Read full review

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User Review  - Egonis - Goodreads

I thought it's the best. Read full review

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User Review  - Lisa - Goodreads

Pretty sweet for the first revenge tragedy in modern times. Particular fan of tongue biting. Read full review

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User Review  - Brooke - Goodreads

Read January 2015 Read full review

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User Review  - Michael A - Goodreads

I can't express how much I love Shakespeare and Marlowe, so I'm actually a bit surprised that it took me this long to read this one -- especially since this one inspired both and provided a good model ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jamie Murphy - Goodreads

I enjoyed this pre-cursor to hamlet a lot except the final act, which i felt was rushed and a little forced in terms of the final tragedy. Kyd doesn't have Shakespeare's skill at characterisation ... Read full review

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User Review  - Terri - Goodreads

This was a difficult read. Read full review

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User Review  - Zerin Tasnim - Goodreads

The first of its kind in English Literature and perhaps the inspiration for Shakespeare's "Hamlet". A revenge tragedy in its true sense, albeit there are a few loose ends which leave the story a little unsure at times. A short and good read nontheless. Read full review

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