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Woodbridge, Linda, 1945-
English revenge drama : money, resistance, equality / Linda Woodbridge
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c2010
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Subject(s) English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- History and criticism
Revenge in literature
Physical Description xvi, 332 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-310) and index
Contents Rampant revenge. Getting what one deserves ; Can two wrongs ever make a right : some theory -- Economic unfairness : revenge and money. Balancing the books : revenge, commercial mathematics, and the balance of trade ; Payback time : reward, retaliation, and the deluge of debt ; The goddess with the scales- and the blindfold -- Political unfairness : revenge and resistance. "A special inward commandment" : the mid sixteenth century ; Resistance in the golden age of revenge plays ; Revenge and regicide : the Civil War era -- Social unfairness : vengeance and equality. Revenge and class warfare ; Quantification revisited : revenge and social equality

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