The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.1955 Thursday, 11 November 1999.
From: Gerda Grice <
Date: Wednesday, 10 Nov 1999 14:20:46 -0500 (EST)
Subject: 10.1933 Re: Cardenio (Revenger's Tragedy)
Comment: Re: SHK 10.1933 Re: Cardenio (Revenger's Tragedy)
On Wed, 10 Nov Robin Hamilton wrote:
> Jack Heller writes:
> >>Second, there is a major gap in Middleton's writing from
> >>1608-1613. The playwright prior to this gap wrote only bawdy comedies.
> >This is inaccurate on two counts. The Revenger's Tragedy and A Yorkshire
> >Tragedy are notable extant tragedies in Middleton's canon dating before
> Is there any evidence other than stylistic for Middleton's authorship of
> +The Revenger's Tragedy+? I've yet to see anything which challenges the
> (once) traditional attribution of "anon" as the author of RT.
> Robin Hamilton
Wasn't The Revenger's Tragedy traditionally attributed to Cyril
Tourneur? In the 70s, as far as I can remember, editions of the play
normally had his name on the cover. Tradition, I guess, has a short
shelf life these days.
Ryerson Polytechnic University