Titus Andronicus


Titus Andronicus

Englisch-deutsche Studienausgabe: Titus Andronicus.
Deutsche Prosafassung, Anmerkungen, Einleitung und Kommentar von Markus Marti. Stauffenburg Verlag


on-line editions

Quarto (1594) Folio (1623) [http://web.uvic.ca/shakespeare/Annex/DraftTxt/Tit/index.html]

Folio (1623), University of Virginia [http://etext.virginia.edu/shakespeare/folio/]



Titus Andronicus Deutsche Übersetzung (Wolf Graf Baudissin) [http://projekt.gutenberg.de/shakespr/andronic/andronic.htm]

Titus Andronicus Dutch translation. by Jan Jonk. [http://www.janjonk.nl/] (March 2002)

Tito Andronico Shakespeare in Italian, transl. Goffredo Raponi: [http://www.liberliber.it/biblioteca/s/shakespeare/index.htm]

Tito Andronico / Titus Andronicus Italian version (PDF,.readable with Acrobat) [http://infoservice.dnsq.org/sh-tragedie.html]



Aelius Spartianus,
The Life of Antoninus Caracalla (Bassianus) trans. David Magie, Loeb Classical Library (1924) [http://members.aol.com/heliogabby/bio/caracall.htm]

The History of Titus Andronicus (chapbook)
Die Geschichte von Titus Andronicus (deutsche Übersetzung: M.Marti)

The Lamentable and Tragical History of Titus Andronicus (ballad)
Die Klage des Titus Andronicus (deutsche Übersetzung der Ballade)

On Revenge [http://www.netcomuk.co.uk/~iandel/revenge.html] (May 2002)

Chaucer Metapage: [http://www.unc.edu/depts/chaucer/],
Canterbury Tales: Robinson's Edition, University of Michigan: A machine readable version of the text in The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, ed. F.N. Robinson, 2nd. ed. (Houghton Mifflin: Boston: 1957). This text is searchable: for individual words and phrases; for proximity collocations (up to three items, 40, 80 or 120 characters of each other).

Gascoigne, George.
The Steele Glas; The Complainte of Phylomene. [http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~rbear/steel/steel.html]

Nashe, Thomas.
The Unfortunate Traveller [http://www.bartleby.com/213/1619.html]

Metamorphoses, Book 6:

George Peele http://harlem.eb.com/shakespeare/micro/456/97.html]
King Edward I, excerpts: http://www.georgedreher.com/King_Edward_I.html
Peele, George, poems:
His Golden Locks, [http://www.library.utoronto.ca/utel/rp/authors/peele.html] Not Iris in Her Pride (2 poems)
Bathsheba's Song [http://www.geocities.com/~spanoudi/poems/2000/p/peele51.html]

Parallel Lives, trans. North 1597 and Dryden in J.W. Skeats edition. [http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/JC/plutarch.north.html]
Life of Coriolanus [http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/text?lookup=plut.+cor.+toc]
Lives, transl. by A. H. Clough [http://sailor.gutenberg.org/etext96/plivs10.txt#]
Lives, transl. Dryden [http://classics.mit.edu/Browse/index-Plutarch.html]
Coriolanus [http://classics.mit.edu/Plutarch/coriolan.html] or here: [http://www.usu.edu/~history/ploutarchos/plutext.html]
bioi (in Greek)

Procopius of Caesarea:
Secret History, translated by Richard Atwater, (Chicago: P. Covici, 1927), repr. Ann Arbor, 1961 [http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/basis/procop-anec.html]
Alaric's Sack of Rome, 410 AD. Ancient History Sourcebook: From: History of the Wars, 7 vols., trans. H. B. Dewing (Cambridge, Mass., and London: Harvard UP & Wm. Heinemann, 1914; reprint ed., 1953-54), II.11-23. [http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/ancient/410alaric.html]

Reginald Scot,
The Discoverie of Witchcraft, 1584 [http://web.wwnorton.com/nael/nto/16thC/cmarl/imdecollat.htm]

Seneca: Arkins, Brian.
Heavy Seneca: his Influence on Shakespeare's Tragedies (Classic Ireland, 1995) [http://www.ucd.ie/~classics/95/Arkins95.html]

compare also:
Venus and Adonis, The Rape of Lucrece

not available: Plutarch: Life of Scipio


productions, performances

a) stage history

Current and forthcoming Shakespeare productions in the UK [http://www.touchstone.bham.ac.uk/performance/shakespeare%20productions.html] (April 2002)

The Traffic on Stage (Shakespeare Productions 1999 - 2002 in the UK) [http://www.is.bham.ac.uk/testjon3/] (April 2002)

Shakespeare at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre (1906-1960) [http://www.touchstone.bham.ac.uk/exhibition/Birmingham/home.html] (April 2002)

b) actors, pictures of performances

The Cleveland Press Shakespeare Photographs by Lesley Ellen Jorbin. Free searchable database for pictures of performances: photographs from the plays of Shakespeare on stage, screen, TV, opera and ballet. [http://www.ulib.csuohio.edu/shakespeare/]

Emery Battis as Titus,
Cleveland 1980 (3 pictures) [http://www.ulib.csuohio.edu/shakespeare/] (Jan. 2002)

c) reviews of productions

Brook, Peter.
Titus Andronicus. RSC 1955, Sir Lawrence Olivier, Vivian Leigh. Review by Kenneth Tynan. [http://members.aol.com/xtralinks/pb/pbrsc.htm#TITUS] (Jan. 2002)

Hoenselaars, Ton.
Titus Anaemicus William Shakespeare, Titus Andronicus by Het Nationale Toneel, The Hague (seent at Stadsschouwburg, Amsterdam, 15 May 1997) [http://shakespeare.let.uu.nl/titus.htm]


film versions

Internet Movie Database [http://www.imdb.com/Name?Shakespeare,+William]
Shakespeare on Television: a bibliography of criticism [http://www.shu.ac.uk/emls/06-1/diazbibl.htm]

Titus Andronicus, dir. Richard Griffin (Nigel Gore, Zoya Pierson). USA 2000. press reviews, production notes etc. [http://www.titusandronicus.8m.com/tituspage.html]
Titus Andronicus (USA, 2000) dir. Richard Griffin.. Nigel Gore, Titus. [http://us.imdb.com/Title?0296898] (Dec. 2001)

Titus Andronicus, dir. Julie Taymor, Internet Movie Database [http://www.imdb.com/Title?0120866]
Taymor, Titus,
official site. [http://www.foxsearchlight.com/titus/#]
Titus Andronicus, dir. Julie Taymor, soundtrack, trailers and photos [http://www.ravecentral.com/titus.html] (last visit: 22/01/00)
A Time for Titus. (Interview with J. Taymor)

Titus Andronicus, horror movie, Joe Redner productions, dir. Christopher Dunne [http://home1.gte.net/titus98/] (last visit: 22/01/00)

Titus Andronicus video, 1997 by Lorn Richey productions [http://www.richeyproductions.com/] (last visit: 22/01/00)
Titus Andronicus: The Movie (1997) dir. Lorn Richey. [http://us.imdb.com/Title?0159030]
Titus Andronicus (UK, 1985) (BBC , TV) dir. Jane Howell [http://us.imdb.com/Title?0090178]


adaptations in literature

Adaptations of Shakespeare ed. Daniel Fischlin and Mark Fortier.

Titles from Shakespeare [http://www.barbarapaul.com/shake/titus.html]

Jan Vos, Aran en Titus of Wraak en Weerwrak 1641
Winkel, J. te De ontwikkelingsgang der Nederlandsche letterkunde. Deel 4: Geschiedenis der Nederlandsche letterkunde van de Republiek der Vereenigde Nederlanden (2), chapter VI:
Jan Vos [http://www.dbnl.org/tekst/wink002ontw04/wink002ontw04_014.htm] (Juli 2002)
Achim von Arnim,
Holländische Liebhabereien (1826) [http://www.pinselpark.de/literatur/a/arnima/hollieb/holl4_0.html] (July 02)

Thomae, Hiëronymus. Titus und Tomyris oder Trauerspiel, Beygenahmt Die Rachbegierige Eyfersucht 1661

Ravenscroft, Edward. Titus Andronicus. 1687. OhioLink (
Authentication required) [http://www.ohiolink.edu/db/shak-adapt.html]

Dürrenmatt, Friedrich. Titus Andronicus. 1970.

Hollmann, Hans. Titus Andronicus, 50 theatralische Vorgänge. Basler Theater, 1969/70.6

Müller, Heiner. Anatomie Titus Fall of Rome,1984


paintings, illustrations

Peacham Drawing, Longleat. (First Illustration to Shakespeare), Henry Peacham and Shakespeare: [http://www.everreader.com/peacham.htm]

Boydell, London 1803 copperplates.
Titus' house, young Lucius persued by Lavinia [http://www.graphic-photo.de/0133.html]

Titles from Shakespeare [http://www.barbarapaul.com/shake/titus.html]

Botticelli. Alessandro.
The Story of Lucretia (1496-1504) [http://www.abcgallery.com/B/botticelli/botticelli50.html]

Cranach, Lucas (the Elder).
Lucretia. (1533) [http://www.abcgallery.com/C/cranach/cranach48.html]

Lotto, Lorenzo.
Lady with a Drawing of Lucretia. 1530-33 [http://www.abcgallery.com/L/lotto/lotto6.html]

Lucretia (1664) [http://www.abcgallery.com/R/rembrandt/rembrandt188.html]

Lucrecia. 1666 [http://www.abcgallery.com/R/rembrandt/rembrandt85.html]



Shakespeare in
Connotations: "The Character of Lucius in Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus" (articles by J. Bate, A.B. Taylor, Maurice Hunt, Philip C. Kolin) [http://www.uni-saarland.de/fak4/fr43/connotations/sel-deba.htm]

Arkins, Brian.
Heavy Seneca: his Influence on Shakespeare's Tragedies [http://www.ucd.ie/~classics/95/Arkins95.html] (17/06/00)

Hagen, Tanya.
An English Renaissance Understanding of the Word "Tragedy" [http://www.humanities.ualberta.ca/emls/si-01/si-01hagen.html]

Marti, Markus.
Language of Extremities - Extremities of Language. Body Language in Titus Andronicus. [on this site]

Moulton: From The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors, ed. Charles Wells Moulton, 8 vols. (London: Moulton Publishing, 1901), 1: 461-64. [http://geocities.com/litpageplus/shakmoul-titus.html]

Understanding Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus and the EMEDD: Beginning of Titus Andronicus I.1. as an example how the EMEDD can be used.

Shakespeare Magazine, Vol. 4 (winter 2000) on Titus Andronicus. [http://www.shakespearemag.com/winter00/winter00.asp]

Tobin, J.J.M.
More Evidence for a 1594 Titus, pp. 222-224 in: Notes and Queries, vol. 49, issue 2002, pdf-file. [http://www3.oup.co.uk/notesj/hdb/Volume_49/Issue_02/] (June 2002)

Winkel, J. te De ontwikkelingsgang der Nederlandsche letterkunde. Deel 4: Geschiedenis der Nederlandsche letterkunde van de Republiek der Vereenigde Nederlanden (2), chapter VI:
Jan Vos [http://www.dbnl.org/tekst/wink002ontw04/wink002ontw04_014.htm] (Juli 2002)

recommended book:
Tempera, Mariangela. Feasting with Centaurs. Titus Andronicus from Stage to Text. Bologna: CLUEB, 1999. (a full-length study of the play and its connection to the Renaissance theatre of blood elsewhere in Europe, references to a wide range of 20th Century productions)


in the classroom

Cummings, Michael. The Complete Shakespeare - Study Guide to Shakespeare. [http://www.cummingsstudyguides.net/xShakeSph.html#top] (Jan. 2002) Titus Andronicus [http://www.cummingsstudyguides.net/xShakeSph.html#topTitus.html#Titus]

Massi, JM. study questions. [http://www.jetlink.net/~massij/wssq/titus.html] (25/04/01)

Cavazos-Kottke, Sean.
Othello's PRececessors, lesson plan. [http://www.folger.edu/education/lesson.cfm?lessonid=61] (Jan. 2002)

Shakespeare Magazine, Vol. 4 (winter 2000) on Titus Andronicus. [http://www.shakespearemag.com/winter00/winter00.asp]


deutsche Webseiten

Gröchel, André:
William Shakespeare - Titus Andronicus: Informationen zu Quellen, Einführung ins Stück, Hintergründe usw.[http://deslit.de/shakespeare/titus.htm]
Falls dieser Link nicht klappt: [http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.deslit.de/shakespeare/titus.htm]


Just for Fun

Titus in limericks (Poor Yorick Limerick contest) [http://www.bardcentral.com/tituslims.html#lims]



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