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The Selected Plays of Thomas Middleton - Plays by Renaissance and Restoration Dramatists (Paperback)
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The Selected Plays of Thomas Middleton - Plays by Renaissance and Restoration Dramatists (Paperback)

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Paperback 440 Pages / Published: 25/05/1978
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T. S. Eliot said of the Jacobean dramatist Thomas Middleton (1580-1627) that 'he wrote one tragedy which more than any other play except those of Shakespeare has a profound and permanent moral value and horror': Middleton has increasingly been recognised as one of the most important, if not the most important, Jacobean dramatist after Shakespeare himself. This volume contains The Changeling (of which Eliot gave so high an estimate), together with Middleton's other surviving tragedy, Women Beware Women, his best comedy, A Chaste Maid in Cheapside, and a more light-hearted early play, A Mad World, My Masters. Though Middleton is typical of many university-trained writers of the period who eked out a living in popular entertainment, his work has a cold satiric stance, a grimly determinist flavour and a savage economy which make it unique. He wrote plays for the boys' companies in the early 1600s and later for Shakespeare's own company, the King's Men, but seems never to have established himself as more than a jobbing dramatist.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521292368
Number of pages: 440
Weight: 560 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 25 mm

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