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Author Rymer, Thomas, 1641-1713.

Title A short view of tragedy [microform] : it's original, excellency, and corruption. With some reflections on Shakespear, and other practitioners for the stage / By Mr. Rymer, servant to their Majesties.

Imprint London : Printed and are to be sold by Richard Baldwin, 1693.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Basement Library of English Literature Microfiche Cabinets  LEL 12024    ---  Available
Description 182 p. ; 18 cm.
Series Library of English literature ; LEL 12024
Note Pages 52, 130-131, 134-135, 138-139 and 143 misnumbered 62, 126-127, 130-131, 134-135 and 139 respectively.
Includes table of contents.
Published 1692. cf. A.C. Baugh. A literary history of England.
Rymer was "uniformly hostile to the works criticized," particularly to Shakespeare's Othello. cf. Dictionary of national biography.
John Dennis replied in his "The impartial critick: or some observations upon A short view of tragedy, written by Mr. Rymer" (1693)
Reproduction Microfiche. Chicago, Ill. : Library Resources, inc., 1976. 1 sheet of microfiche : positive ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of English literature ; LEL 12024)
Note s 1976 ilu n
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Technique.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Othello.
English drama -- History and criticism.

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