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Titus Andronicus

Titus Andronicus Overview

  • Category: Tragedy
  • Period written: 1593-1594
  • First known performance: January 24, 1594 (Rose Theatre)
  • Number of lines: 2558
  • Number of scenes: 14
  • Total Characters: 32
  • Prose/Verse: 2%/98%
  • Folios: Folio 1 (1632, based on Q3), Folio 2 (1632), Folio 3 (1663-4), Folio 4 (1685)
  • Quartos: Quarto 1 (1594), Quarto 2 (1600), Quarto 3 (1611)
  • Possible Sources: Metamorphoses (Ovid, 8 A.D.), Thyestes (L.A. Seneca, 1560), Parallel Lives (Plutarch, 1579), The History of Titus Andronicus (Anonymous, Unknown), A Lamentable Ballad (Anonymous, Unknown)

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