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1) In this essay, however, I discuss the anonymous play The Tragical History, Admirable Atchievments and various events of Guy earl of Warwick and Thomas Heywood's The Four Prentices of London.
As the reading of playbooks becomes more established as a phenomenon in its own right, perhaps printers feel less need to link plays to the old tradition of tragical histories.
In `Sir, Francis Drake, His Honorable Life's Commendation, and his Tragical Death's Lamentation', FitzGeffrey confesses that his hero is not universally admired:
It was simultaneously Brechtian and Chekhovian, at once melodramatic and tragical and farcical.
The " tedious brief scene " and " very tragical mirth " presented by the rustic tradesmen in Shakespeare 's Midsummer Night's Dream is a travesty of this legend.
The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus: A Critical Edition of the 1604 Version (Peterborough, ON, 2008), 173, n 23.
The 'strange tragical romance' of the French Revolution merely hardened his widely shared conviction that 'Democratical principles.
Synopsis: The use of terrorism to promote a cause is a tragical reality of our times in almost every country in the world.
The Tragical Art of Sarah Siddons: An Analysis of her Acting Style.
com/william-shakespeare-authorship-conspiracy-theories-did-famous-playwright-have-2358426) Christopher Marlowe was a playwright previously best known for his works "Hero and Leander," "Edward the Second" and "The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus.
30pm, Kings Head, Huddersfield), Tragical History Tour Beatles tribute (3pm, Meltham Liberal Club) The Detonators (7pm, Rock Cafe, Huddersfield), The Wranglers (St Pat's Club, Huddersfield), Eleven18 (6pm, Forester's Hotel, Huddersfield) TUESDAY: Acoustic club (9pm, Small Seeds, Huddersfield) WEDNESDAY: Jazz with Rod Mason and Neil Morley (8.
The legend inspired a chapbook in Germany in 1587, followed by its entry into the canon of great literature in Christopher Marlowe's 1604 play The Tragical History of Dr.