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Issues of Death: Mortality and Identity in English Renaissance Tragedy
Issues of Death offers a fresh approach to the tragic drama of Shakespeare and his contemporaries. Starting from the premise that "death" is a historical construct that is differently experienced in every culture, it treats Renaissance tragedy as an instrument for reimagining the human encounter with death. Analyses of major plays by Marlowe, Kyd, Shakespeare, Webster, ...more
Paperback, 424 pages
Published March 18th 1999 by Clarendon Press
(first published July 3rd 1997)
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