Ashley Horace Thorndike
He taught at Columbia University and wrote several notable textbooks, including Facts about Shakespeare, Tragedy, and English Comedy. He died of a heart attack in Manhattan as he was walking home from a club dinner. He was the brother of the medieval historian Lynn Thorndike. He introduced the term "revenge tragedy" in 1900 to label a class of plays written in the late Elizabethan and early Jacobean eras.
- Staff report (April 18, 1933) Dr. A.H. Thorndike Dies in a Taxicab; World Famous as Shakespearean Scholar. New York Times
- Works by Ashley Horace Thorndike at Project Gutenberg
- Works by or about Ashley Horace Thorndike at Internet Archive
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