Erne, Lukas (2001) Beyond the Spanish tragedy: a study of the works of Thomas Kyd
MacDonald R "New Research on the Dramatic Canon of Thomas Kyd.
Quotations from Kyd are from Thomas Kyd, Works, ed.
The centerpiece of The Inarticulate Renaissance is, without a doubt, the central chapter on Thomas Kyd
, "Disarticulating Community: Nation, Law, History, and The Spanish Tragedy.
By this point in the book, Griffin can confidently assert that Merchant "turns upon an axis of ethnic admixture and national preservation, staging a critique not merely of the transnational dynasty building examined by Thomas Kyd
but of racial mixing of the kind contemporary ethnographers located in the Spains" (167).
Mulryne's tentative identification of Bel-imperia's "scarf" with Horatio's bloody napkin in Thomas Kyd
, The Spanish Tragedy, ed.
But Shakespeare, even at the beginning of his career as dramatist, was a better poet than Thomas Kyd
, for example.
scene numbers in the New Mermaids edition, Thomas Kyd
, The Spanish
Without risking overstatement, we can say with reasonable certainty that Thomas Kyd
was the author of one extraordinarily generative play.