defines The Spanish Tragedy as a mystery by means of three key uses of the word in dramatic contexts.
describes the fall of Rhodes at the hand of Soliman in the fourth act.
By presenting complex heroines who cannot be comfortably categorised as either angels or whores, Kyd
and Shakespeare subtly undermine the unrealistically limited scope of this binary and emphasise the suffering of women who are restricted but not recognised by the dominant sexual paradigms of early modern culture.
said it may be difficult for terrorists to attack from the air as such nuclear power plants are small, compared with the World Trade Center which were struck and demolished by two hijacked airplanes Tuesday.
Instead, it is my argument here that Kyd
exploited spectators' residual faith in magical handkerchiefs and longing for "ocular experience" by transforming the handkerchief from a token of all believers' salvation into a personalized fetish that embodies the principle of private vengeance ("Remember you must kill").
Stratman's Bibliography of English Printed Drama 1565-1900 (London, 1966), which hitherto seems to have escaped the attention of Kyd
On May 13, 1593, Kyd
was arrested and then tortured, being suspected of treasonable activity.
The unusually large number of such parallels between King Leir and the three canonical Kyd
plays (over one hundred, according to Vickers) or between Arden of Faversham and these three plays (seventy-six, according to Vickers) provides a strong case for Kyd
's authorship of the two anonymous plays.
effectively manipulates the circumstances and conventions of language and action, a manipulation that separates both language and action from their 'citational legacy' and removes Hieronimo from his usual legal power.
Commanding officer, captain Jerry Kyd
, said: "There is no question that there is a certain amount of sadness attached to this final deployment.
Ark Royal captain Jerry Kyd
said: "There is a certain amount of sadness attached to this final deployment.