Antonio's Revenge and the Integrity of the Revenge Tragedy Motifs
- The Stagecraft of John Marston in Antonio's Revenge. Jay Corrigan, Brian // Discoveries;Spring2002, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p5
The article discusses the changes that John Marston implemented to the St. Paul stage in London, England during his adaptations of the theatrical production "Antonio's Revenge." It highlights the modifications made to a frontal staircase and the utilization of grate to demonstrate two distinct...
- BOYS' BEARDS AND BALURDO. Madelaine, R. E. R. // Notes & Queries;Apr1983, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p148
The article deliberates on dramatist John Marston's play "Antonio's Revenge." In some well-known stage business in Marston's "Antonio's Revenge," Balurdo is directed to enter "with a beard half off, half on." Author W.R. Gair has claimed that "since beards were not used at Paul's, this...
- Vindicta and Vindiciae on the Early English Stage: Imagining Revenge through Huguenot Resistance Theory. Adrian, John // Renaissance Papers;2006, p43
The article assesses the implications of the early English plays "The Spanish Tragedy," "Antonio's Revenge," and "The Revenge of Bussy," for the reception and exploration of the Huguenot resistance theory. According to the author, the stage comments on the extent to which religious...
- Hamlet[/em]: Date and Early Afterlife. Cathcart, Charles // Review of English Studies;Aug2001, Vol. 52 Issue 207, p341
[p]Echoes of Hamlet[/em] are present in two plays of winter 1599/1600: Antonio and Mellida[/em] and Lust's Dominion[/em]. Correspondences between Hamlet[/em] and each of these plays are too strong to be coincidental, and they offer clear evidence of direction. The comic genre of Antonio and...
- Notes on the text of Marston's Antonio and Mellida: A postscript. Craik, T.W. // Notes & Queries;Sep95, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p342
Studies the emendation `lurking close' in the play `Antonio and Mellida,' by John Marston.
- PHILOSOPHIC WORDPLAY: A NOTE ON MARSTON'S "QUADRATUS". Palumbo, Ronald J. // American Notes & Queries;Mar78, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p102
Discusses how different literary critics interpret the character Quadratus, the presiding genius and chief satiric commentator in John Marston's experimental satiric comedy 'What You Will.' Oscar James Campbell's reference to Quadratus as a libertine and hedonist; George Puttenham's analysis of...
- Mastering difference in The Dutch Courtesan. Howard, Jean E. // Shakespeare Studies;1996, Vol. 24, p105
Examines the play `The Dutch Courtesan,' by John Marston which deals with the mixing of peoples and classes within urban landscape and featuring a prostitute prominently among their cast of characters. Two plots within the story; Engagements with the realities of the hybridized city;...
- THE RETURN OF PARNASSUS PART II A POSSIBLE KEY TO THE ACTING STYLE OF MARSTON'S PLAYS. Tucker, Kenneth // American Notes & Queries;May/Jun82, Vol. 20 Issue 9/10, p131
Discusses the play 'The Return to Parnassus (Part II),' by John Marston as a possible key to the acting style of his plays. Description of the crucial scene in the play; Reason for the use of the size of boys in the play; Controversy surrounding the plays by Marston.
- EMBLEMATIC CHARACTERS IN MARSTON'S ANTONIO PLAYS. Palumbo, Ronald J. // American Notes & Queries;Nov1979, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p35
Discusses the use of emblematic characters in the Antonio plays of John Marston. Description of the hero Antonio; Theme of the plays.