The Tragedye of Solyman and Perseda
Edited from the Original Texts with Introduction and Notes
Published in 1991 The Tragedye of Solyman and Perseda is a late Elizabethan romantic tragedy by Thomas Kyd, author of The Spanish Tragedy. It dramatises the triangular relationship of the Turkish emperor Soliman, his captive Perseda and her beloved Erastus against the fictionalised backdrop of the Turkish invasion of Rhodes in the early sixteenth century. This volume contains the original text along with textual and critical notes.
Table of Contents
Preface. Introduction. The Text. The Date. The Sources. The Stage History and Influence. The Authorship. The Criticism. The Text of the Play. Explanatory Notes. The Textual Notes.