The malcontent by John Marston

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Published by Methuen in London .

Written in English

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StatementJohn Marston ; ed. by George K. Hunter.
SeriesThe Revels plays, Revels plays
ContributionsHunter, G. K.,
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Paginationlxxxv, 171 p. ;
Number of Pages171
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Open LibraryOL23313948M

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The Malcontent closely parallels Tourneur's (if it is Tourneur) Revenger's Tragedy, which itself is in someways a pastiche of Hamlet, so a pastiche of pastiche then. This play shares with Middleton's plays an uneasy and uncertain relationship between a high moral tone and bawdy language and puns/5.

The Malcontent is often categorized as a revenge play, although it is quite unlike Thomas Kyd's The Spanish Tragedy, Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus, or The Revenger's Tragedy (uncertain authorship).

Even though deceit, betrayal, disguises, and attempted murders are essential elements of the plot, The Malcontent lacks the brutality that characterizes other Elizabethan and Jacobean revenge plays/5(8).

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The Malcontent is often categorized as a revenge play, although it is quite unlike Thomas Kyd's The Spanish Tragedy, Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus, or The Revenger's Tragedy (uncertain authorship). Even The malcontent book deceit, betrayal, disguises, and attempted murders are essential elements of the plot, The Malcontent lacks the brutality that characterizes other Elizabethan and Jacobean revenge plays/5(5).

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