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Titus Andronicus- Tragedy or Farce?

I have read Shakespeare's play a couple of times and seen the film "Titus" but am struggling to find any significant value. I would like to read the play again with fresh eyes and ideas....please help.

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Titus Andronicus

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Titus was published first in 1594 in an edition that survives in only a single copy. A second quarto was published in 1600, and a third in 1611. None of these had Shakespeare's name on the title page. It was published among the Tragedies in the 1623 Folio. It is a revenge play modeled on Senecan tragedy, though Seneca probably mediated by Shakespeare's immediate predecessors, Thomas Kyd, George Peele, and Christopher Marlowe. The story is not historical, combining names and events from various moments in Roman history, especially the Lucrece story, which he might have known from Ovid's Fasti or Livy's History of Rome, and on which he composed a narrative poem, Lucrece, published in 1594. More????