Questions tagged [der-bestrafte-brudermord]

Questions about the anonymous German-language play 'Der Bestrafte Brudermord' (known in English as 'Fratricide Punished'), which bears similarities to Shakespeare's 'Hamlet'. Use this tag with the tag [german-literature].

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When and how was the manuscript of Fratricide Punished / Der bestrafte Brudermord lost?

Yesterday, I asked a question about the relationship between the Ur-Hamlet and Fratricide Punished / Der bestrafte Brudermord. The Wikipedia page about Fratricide Punished says that the play was first ...
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Who was the first scholar who claimed that the Ur-Hamlet was influenced by the German play Der bestrafte Brudermord?

Thomas Kyd (1558—1594) is best known as the author of The Spanish Tragedy, a play that shares several similarities with Shakespeare's Hamlet. These similarities include a ghost demanding vengeance, a ...
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