The Captives; Or, The Lost Recovered by Thomas HeywoodThe Captives; Or, The Lost Recovered by Thomas Heywood

The Captives; Or, The Lost Recovered

byThomas Heywood

Paperback | January 16, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1921. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... his admiration excited by the masterlymanner in which thedramatist knew how to shape old tales to his own purposes. On the success of his undertaking in the case of "The Captives," Professor Aronstein writes: "The drama exhibits the artist, so far as technic goes, at the height of his art. The two plots, so different in character, Plautus' tale of remarkable loss and recovery and the medieval farce of monks and knights, are with great adroitness united into a thrilling, vivid action." Editor's Note. In the text here given, the spelling of the MS. has been retained, but punctuation and capitalization, both largely lacking, have been supplied according to modern usage. A few other changes have been made, as follows. The arbitrary or careless separating of words into syllables and occasional joining of two distinct words have been disregarded. Words stricken through and obviously not intended to form a part of the text have been omitted, or, where they appear to exhibit in an interesting way the aftion of the author's mind in the process of composition, have been reproducedjin the foot-notes; but all passages stricken through or marked for omission the reason for whose elimination is not clear have been reproduced as a part of the text and indicated in the foot-notes. Stage directions in a different and evidently later hand (see page 11) have been retained only when they clarify the action. All stage directions have been italicized, and the names of speakers preceding their speeches have been setin small capitals. Atlus 1 s, Scena 1 a, etc. have been printed Atlus Primus, Scena Secunda, etc. The difficulty of accurately reproducing the spelling of a crab angtia 37.256. bed hand has been accentuated by the fad: that our copy seems to have been hastily written, with ...
Title:The Captives; Or, The Lost RecoveredFormat:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:January 16, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217327389

ISBN - 13:9780217327381