Cyril Tourneur

Standard Name: Tourneur, Cyril


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Intertextuality and Influence Mary Stewart
The title phrase comes from a temptation speech in The Revenger's Tragedy, designed to lure a naive young girl towards the delights of being wealthy and sought-after.
Stewart, Mary. My Brother Michael. Hodder & Stoughton, 1960.
181, 184-5
Stewart credited Tourneur as author...


7 October 1607
The Revenger's Tragedy (formerly ascribed to Cyril Tourneur but now seen by scholars as Thomas Middleton 's answer to Shakespeare 's Hamlet) was entered in the Stationers' Register .