has developed his fascination with the historical character of Sultan Soliman as Soliman who is known in the West as the Magnificent and in the Islamic world as the Lawgiver (Merriman, 1974:96).
His contemporaries included Thomas Kyd
, John Lyly, Robert Greene, George Peele, and Thomas Dekker, all of whom produced successful plays of various kinds before the end of the century.
5) Thomas Kyd
, The Spanish Tragedy, in English Renaissance Drama: A Norton Anthology, ed.
According to Vickers, the author responsible for the bulk of the play (all of acts 3 and 5 and all but one scene in acts 2 and 4) was Thomas Kyd
It is thought that plays including 'Romeo and Juliet' and 'The Merchant of Venice' - as well as works by Christopher Marlowe and Thomas Kyd
- were performed at 'The Theatre', which served as a base for Shakespeare's troupe, the Chamberlain's Men.
The program also found 200 matches between the Nay and works by playwright Thomas Kyd
, which suggests he may have collaborated with Shakespeare on the play.
Though coming "from the middling classes" like all his fellow London playwrights (9), he stands alone as having "managed to avoid a major confrontation with those in power" (126), unlike Christopher Marlowe, Thomas Kyd
, Ben Jonson, John Marston, and John Haywood, whose newly printed history of the reign of Henry IV fell to the fires of the Bishop's Ban in June of 1599 (136) despite its apparent lack of any "bugswords" (120).
And then there were the actors, who were all well known to the playwrights who included Shakespeare himself, Christopher Marlowe, Thomas Kyd
(whose play The Spanish Tragedy was a tear-away success) Ben Jonson and Thomas Middleton (the latter frequently arrested for non-payment of debts).
recently published (Beyond 'The Spanish Tragedy': A Study of the Works of Thomas Kyd
(Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2001)), offers a number of challenges to received wisdom.
Tornando como punto de partida La tragedia espanola, escrita por Thomas Kyd
en el siglo XVI, Juliana Faesler se dio a la tarea de crear una especulacion escenica que escarba en los motivos de la destruccion del mundo, un encuentro con la memoria, con el maniatico deseo de reconstruir una historia que intenta ser verdadera: Divina justicia.
The witnesses swore that Marlowe had attacked Frizer without warning, behavior which seems entirely characteristic of him; his one-time roommate Thomas Kyd
ascribed to him "rashness in attempting sudden privy injuries to men.
Thrills and tension are provided by actual events, like the interrogation and torture of Thomas Kyd
for his atheism, or the sinister assignation in which Ingram Tizer eventually murdered the gifted Christopher Marlowe.