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Author Name:    Frank Ardolino

Title:   Apocalypse & Armada in Kyd's Spanish Tragedy (Sixteenth Century Essays and Studies, V. 29) (Sixteenth Century Essays & Studies)

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Truman State University Press 

ISBN Number:   094047431X / 9780940474314

Seller ID:   ING9780940474314

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Often English commentators of the late sixteenth century viewed the Spanish Armada as a revenge tragedy in which God, through England, exacted vengeance on Babylon-Spain. Kyd, the famous playwright, created a nationalistic revenge tragedy in which the hero, Hieronimo, serves as the divinely appointed avenger whose marriage playlet destroys Babylon-Spain. Thus Kyd's play becomes a Reformation play of Daniel, full of apocalyptic symbolism showing the final triumph of Elizabeth as Astrea.



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