CONTEXTS: THE TRAGEDIES

       
I. HAMLET


   
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  • "WILD JUSTICE": THE MORALITY OF REVENGE
  • The Geneva Bible, Romans 12:1421 (1560)
  • The Geneva Bible, Romans 13:15 (1560)
  • Aquinas, Summa Theologica, 2.2, Question 108: "Of Vengeance"
  • John Calvin, Commentary on Romans (1540)
  • "An Exhortation concerning Good Order, and Obedience to Rulers and Magistrates" (1547)
  • Joseph Hall, "Of the Good Magistrate," Characters of Virtues and Vices (1608)
  • The Geneva Bible, Romans (1560)
  • Francis Bacon, "Of Revenge," The Essayes or Counsels, Civill and Morall (1625)
  • "VINDICTA MIHI": THE TRAGEDY OF REVENGE
  • Thomas Kyd, The Spanish Tragedy, 3.13
  • "HAMLET, REVENGE"
  • Thomas Nashe, "Preface" to Robert Greene, Menaphon, (1589)
  • A Warning for Fair Women, Induction (1599)
  • OLD HAMLET'S GHOST
  • Lewes Lavater, Of Ghosts and Spirits Walking by Night (1572)
  • The Geneva Bible, Deuteronomie (1560)
  • Noel Taillepied, A Treatise upon Ghosts, Being the Psichologie, or Treatise upon Apparitions and Spirits, of Disembodied Souls, Phantom Fgures, Strange Prodigies, and of Other Miracles and Marvels (1588)
  • SPECIAL PROVIDENCE
  • John Calvin, Institutes of the Christian Religion (1536)
  • The Geneva Bible, Matthew 10:28-31 (1560)