Definition of Tragicomedies

1. Noun. (plural of tragicomedy) ¹



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Definition of Tragicomedies

1. tragicomedy [n] - See also: tragicomedy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tragicomedies

tragematopolist
tragematopolists
tragi
tragic
tragic flaw
tragic hero
tragic heroes
tragical
tragicality
tragically
tragicalness
tragick
tragicness
tragicomedian
tragicomedians
tragicomedies (current term)
tragicomedy
tragicomic
tragicomical
tragicomically
tragics
tragicus
tragicus muscle
tragion
tragomaschalia
tragopan
tragopans
tragophonia
tragule
tragules

Literary usage of Tragicomedies

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1. English Tragicomedy: Its Origin and History by Frank Humphrey Ristine (1910)
"Non-extant tragicomedies are printed in italics. The Abdicated Prince: or, the Adventures of Four Years. A Tragi-Comedy, As it was lately Acted at the Court ..."

2. Elizabethan Drama, 1558-1642: A History of the Drama in England from the by Felix Emmanuel Schelling (1908)
"Considering their homeliness of style and absolute want of poetry, Brome's tragicomedies maintain a surprising amount of interest. ..."

3. Literary Criticism from the Elizabethan Dramatists by John Tucker Murray, David Klein, Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin, William Winter, Rosamond Gilder, Felix Emmanuel Schelling, William Dean Howells, Mary Findlater, Jane Helen Findlater, Allan McAulay, William Randolph Hearst (1908)
"Considering their homeliness of style and absolute want of poetry, Brome's tragicomedies maintain a surprising amount of interest. ..."

4. The Relations of Shirley's Plays to the Elizabethan Drama by Robert Stanley Forsythe (1914)
"CHAPTER VII THE tragicomedies I. THE YOUNG ADMIRAL That The Young Admiral was esteemed in its own day we learn from Sir Henry Herbert's ..."

5. The Relations of Shirley's Plays to the Elizabethan Drama by Robert Stanley Forsythe (1914)
"CHAPTER VII THE tragicomedies I. THE YOUNG ADMIRAL That The Young Admiral was esteemed in its own day we learn from Sir Henry Herbert's ..."

6. English Drama by Felix Emmanuel Schelling (1914)
"It is noteworthy that most of these tragicomedies of Spanish source fall ... In view, however, of the similarity in spirit between the earlier tragicomedies ..."

7. Tolondron: Speeches to John Bowle about His Edition of Don Quixote; Together by Giuseppe Marco Antonio Baretti (1786)
"... that the Spaniards have two tragicomedies and fame interludes in profe: and by ... that tragicomedies and Interludes are not quite the fame thing,' that ..."

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