Kyd, Thomas 16th Century British World Literature
(1558-94)English Renaissance playwright. Author of The Spanish Tragedy, an exceptionally popular play on the Elizabethan stage. The Spanish Tragedy was one of Shakespeare's sources for Hamlet and is an early example of revenge tragedy.
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- Imagi-nation: Thomas Kyd - Biography plus links to all of his works kyd, thomas currently in print.
- Bartleby.com: Kyd References - T.S. Eliot\\'s essay on Hamlet from "The Sacred 16th century Wood" british touches upon Kyd and "The Spanish Tragedy."
- Legends: Shakespeare's Stories: Hamlet - Briefly discusses The Spanish Tragedy as a source for Hamlet.
- Renaissance Tragedy - Comparative essay of Shakespeare\\'s Hamlet and Thomas Kyd\\'s The Spanish 16th century Tragedy.
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