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The plays collected in Four Revenge Tragedies: "The Spanish Tragedy," "The Revenger's Tragedy," "The Revenge of Bussy D'Ambois," and "The Atheist's Tragedy" (Oxford World's Classics, 2000), edited by Katharine Eisaman Maus, show how the Elizabethan revenge tragedy was treated by dramatists such as George Chapman (Revenge of Bussy D'Ambois), Cyril Tourneur (The Atheist's Tragedy) and the author of the anonymous The Revenger's Tragedy (which is sometimes ascribed to Tourneur or Thomas Middleton).

M. C. Bradbrook's Themes and Conventions of Elizabethan Tragedy (2d ed., 1980) deals with the conventions which gave Elizabethan drama its special character. Bradbrook also analyzes individual plays by Marlowe, Tourneur, Middleton, and John Webster. There are many allusions to Kyd and to Shakespeare.

English Renaissance Drama: A Norton Anthology (2002), edited by David M. Bevington, Lars Engle, Katharine Eisaman Maus, and Eric Rasmussen, is an extensive collection of twenty-seven plays written in Elizabethan and Jacobean...

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