The Complete Works (Oxford Shakespeare) - William Shakespeare, John Jowett, Gary Taylor

Well, I guess Titus Andronicus was more complex than The Two Gentlemen of Verona and The Taming of the Shrew but lacked the depth and thorough purposeful plotting of the Henry VI series. I’d even go so far as to say it’s entertaining if one is into mindless violence but I can’t see it working as anything else, not even a cautionary tale… tho I am kind of intrigued how it compares to other revenge plays of its time (even if I doubt that I’ll rush to find out).

Needless to say, there has been only one overwhelming reaction to this play that has stayed with me all the way through it:

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