Nightmare Magazine Issue 4 (January 2013)

In our January 2013 factor, we've unique fiction from Matt Williamson (“On homicide Island”) and Tamsyn Muir (“Chew”), besides reprints by way of Lucius Shepard (“The Ease With Which We Freed the Beast”) and Lisa Tuttle (“Need”).

We even have the most recent installment of our column on horror, “The H Word,” plus writer spotlights with all of our authors, a exhibit on our disguise artist, and a function interview with acclaimed editor Ellen Datlow.

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Lee’s later plays provide further evidence. The hero in Theodosius (Duke’s 1680), on meeting his old friend Varanes, recalls their acting together in Seneca’s Hercules Furens: When on the Stage to the admiring Court We strove to represent Alcides Fury, In all that raging Heat, and pomp of madness, With which the stately Seneca adorn’d him; So lively drawn, and painted with such horror, That we were forc’d to give it o’er, so lowd The Virgins shriek’d, so fast they dy’d away. 79 John Banks’s Cyrus the Great, not performed until 1695 but written before The Unhappy Favourite (King’s 1681), contains an attempt to reassemble a mangled corpse, as in Seneca’s Phaedra.

When looking at the speeches of political re-establishment at the final scenes of Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Macbeth, Stephen Booth argues, [t]he tragedies put their audiences’ minds through a turmoil of conflicting systems of value. Fortinbras and Malcolm return order to the stage; they do not resolve the conflicts in the mind of the onlooker, but they do reestablish order in one of the threatened systems. 99 Tragic storylines and graphic depictions of violence can be made bearable for an audience if evil acts are acknowledged, expectations are fulfilled and moral order is re-established.

38 John Evelyn, quoted in The London Stage, 180. 39 Judith Milhous, “The Multimedia Spectacular on the Restoration Stage,” British Theatre and the Other Arts, 1660–1800, ed. Shirley Strum Kenny (London and Toronto: Associated UPs, 1984) 42. 40 John Downes, Roscius Anglicanus, ed. J. Milhous and Robert D. Hume (London: The Society for Theatre Research, 1987) 72–3. 41 Don-John Dugas discusses Settle’s skills as a set designer in A Companion to Restoration Drama, ed. Owen 378–95. 42 Roger North, when referring to The Empress of Morocco.

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