TITLE

'THE RESTLESS MIND THAT WOULD NEVER RAGING LEAVE': Jasper Heywood's Thyestes

AUTHOR(S)
Happé, Peter
PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
Medieval English Theatre;2005, Vol. 27, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A dramatic criticism of the texts of Thyestes, a figure in Greek mythology, is presented. The article evaluates the theatrical production "Thyestes," by the playwright Seneca and the translations of Seneca's work by Jasper Heywood. Heywood is also responsible for translating Seneca's theatrical productions "Hercules Furens" and "Troas." The article also discusses aspects of religion in the texts and acknowledges additional translations of texts, including one of "Hercules Furens," by John Sheprey.
ACCESSION #
32080964

 

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