'Canst paint a doleful cry?': Promotion and Performance in the Spanish Tragedy Title-Page Illustration

Jakacki, Diane K.
June 2010
Early Theatre;2010, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p13
Academic Journal
The article discusses the illustration of the modern English book and its comparison to theatrical production of "The Spanish Tragedy." It mentions the preconceptions of the book illustration, in which the terms in modern English that were used on the book do not relate with the actual representation of the play. It states the issues concerning the strength of the book illustration, in which it fails to agree with the play in the modern English marketplace.


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