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The Tragical Historie of Hamlet Prince of Denmarke (New York and London: Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1992).
In 1593 Thomas Lodge published a book called Phillis: Honoured with Pastorall Sonnets, Elegies, and amorous delights Where-vnto is annexed, the tragical complaynt of Elstred.
The idea is a bright one: much light would be shed on Lyly's so-called |comedies' (he never so described them) if we were to see them in a tragical context.
Shakespeare, Othello; Marlowe's The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Doctor Faustus published
In her essay on the anonymous dramatic romance The Tragical History, Admirable Atchievments and various events of Guy earl of Warwick, Annaliese Connolly notes the conflation of Turkish and Saracen elements and speculatively reconstructs this play's place in the repertory of the Admirals' and Queen's Men.
74) September 14, 1655, was a day which "proved Tragical to the Players at the Red Bull"; soldiers occupied the theater, seizing the costumes and fining the spectators five shillings each.
The festival's outdoor season will open in June with Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" and "Love's Labor's Lost" as well as "The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus" by Christopher Marlowe.
They also became film stars with A Hard Day's Rut and Tragical History Tour which featured such gems as I am The Waitress and W.
Earlier this year, she was excited to learn that a book tracing her fascinating life - called presciently The Tragical History Tour - was to be launched at this summer's Estrel Beatles Festival in Berlin and later at the Liverpool Beatles Convention.
Furthermore, Thomas Nashe, a contemporary of Shakespeare, referred in 1589 to `whole Hamlets, I should say handfulls of tragical speeches', indicating that a play by this name was performed in that year and probably at least a few years earlier.
FOR ME, for certainty, no doubt about it, forget about the Old Firm game, for me, the most significantly-significant thing about results of some significance-wise, was the Dundee United fluke of some jammery which Rangers pulled off Rod Wallace-wise in a virtual last-kick-of-the-ball situation last week which is the kind of game that tells you that Rangers will be champions and this will be tragical.
One of these techniques, for their production of The Tragical History of Dr.
I am tragical within," King Henry III tells Epernoun in The Massacre at Paris (xx.
The story was retold in Arthur Brooke's poetic Tragical History of Romeus and Juliet (1562) and in William Paynter's Palace of Pleasure (1567).