The Dramatic Works in the Beaumont and Fletcher Canon: Volume 9, The Sea Voyage, The Double Marriage, The Prophetess, The Little French Lawyer, The El by Francis BeaumontThe Dramatic Works in the Beaumont and Fletcher Canon: Volume 9, The Sea Voyage, The Double Marriage, The Prophetess, The Little French Lawyer, The El by Francis Beaumont

The Dramatic Works in the Beaumont and Fletcher Canon: Volume 9, The Sea Voyage, The Double…

byFrancis Beaumont, John FletcherEditorFredson Bowers

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This is the ninth volume in the definitive series of critical, old-spelling texts of the plays in the Beaumont and Fletcher canon, in which the texts are established on modern bibliographical principles. This volume contains six plays written by Fletcher and his collaborators, Philip Massinger and William Rowley. Each play is introduced by a discussion of the text and authorship, and is accompanied by detailed textual notes, a list of press-variants, emendations of accidentals and a historical collation. The plays are The Sea Voyage, The Double Marriage, The Prophetess, The Little French Lawyer, The Elder Brother and The Maid in the Mill.
Francis Beaumont (1584-1616) and his collaborator John Fletcher (1579-1625) wrote some of the most popular dramas of Elizabethan England. Beaumont and Fletcher began to work together in about 1606 and continued their partnership until Beaumont's retirement in 1613. Beaumont apparently was the primary plotter of their plays, while Fletc...
Title:The Dramatic Works in the Beaumont and Fletcher Canon: Volume 9, The Sea Voyage, The Double…Format:PaperbackDimensions:676 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 1.34 inPublished:February 4, 2008Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521060508

ISBN - 13:9780521060509

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Table of Contents

Foreword; The Sea Voyage; The Double Marriage; The Prophetess; The Little French Lawyer; The Elder Brother; The Maid in the Mill.

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