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A Study of Cyril Tourneur

Peter B. Murray

1964 | 280 pages | Cloth $79.95
Biography | Literature
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Table of Contents

Preface

I. LIFE AND WORKS

II. THE TRANSFORMED METAMORPHOSIS
1. The Corruption and Renewal of the World
2. Soul-Sickness and Spiritual Rebirth
3. Lights Metamorphosed and the Muses Defiled

III. THE ATHEIST'S TRAGEDY, OR THE HONEST MAN'S REVENGE
1. The Double Title and the Unity of Action
2. The Structure of the Play
3. Characters and Doctrines in Conflict
4. Symbolic Patterns
5. Conclusions on The Atheist's Tragedy

IV. THE ANONYMOUS REVENGER'S TRAGEDY
1. Authorship
2. The World of the Play
3. The Play's Structure and the Damnation of Vindici
4. The Moral Allegory
5. The Play and Its Author in Perspective

V. CONCLUSIONS ON CYRIL TOURNEUR

Bibliography
Index