KYD, THOMAS


KYD, THOMAS
   Elizabethan dramatist, born in London, and trained a scrivener, but won fame as a writer of tragedies, of which the best was "The Spanish Tragedy" (1557-1595).

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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  • Kyd,Thomas — Kyd or Kid (kĭd), Thomas. 1558 1594. English dramatist who wrote The Spanish Tragedy (c. 1584), is thought to have contributed to Shakespeare s Titus Andronicus and Henry VI, and may have written a version of Hamlet. * * * …   Universalium

  • KYD, Thomas — (1558 1594) Industrious Kyd was how Thomas Kyd s contemporaries referred to the father of the revenge tragedy. Yet this influential Elizabethan playwright, trans­lator, poet, and pamphleteer was so humble that he rarely signed and at the most… …   Renaissance and Reformation 1500-1620: A Biographical Dictionary

  • Kyd, Thomas — born Nov. 6, 1558, London, Eng. died с December 1594, London English dramatist. With The Spanish Tragedie (1592), he initiated the revenge tragedy, a favourite dramatic form in the Elizabethan and Jacobean eras in which the main motivation was… …   Universalium

  • Kyd, Thomas — ► (1558 94) Dramaturgo inglés. Autor de La tragedia española, melodrama influido por Séneca …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Kyd, Thomas —  (1558–1594) English playwright …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Kyd, Thomas — (1558 1595)    Dramatist, s. of a London scrivener, ed. at Merchant Taylor s School, appears to have led the life of hardship so common with the dramatists of his time, was for a short time imprisoned for treasonable and Atheistic views, and made …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

  • Kyd — Kyd, Thomas …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • KYD (T.) — KYD THOMAS (1558 1594) Baptisé à Londres le 6 novembre 1558, le mois et l’année de l’accession au trône de la reine Élisabeth, Thomas Kyd eut pour père un membre de la Compagnie des scribes (scriveners ) écrivains publics, si l’on veut, ou… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • KYD — steht als Abkürzung für: Kaiman Dollar Kyd ist der Nachname folgender Personen: Jesper Kyd, dänischer Komponist im Videospiele Bereich Robert Kyd (1746–1793), britischer Botaniker Thomas Kyd (1558–1594), ein elisabethanischer Dramatiker …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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