The Honest Whore by Thomas DekkerThe Honest Whore by Thomas Dekker

The Honest Whore

byThomas Dekker

Paperback | April 1, 2003

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A Globe Quarto co-published with Shakespeare's Globe marking their rediscoveries of forgotten plays by Shakespeare's contemporaries.A play in two parts, following the lives of a princess and a whore. Although set in Italy, this passionate tale of paternal disapproval and sexual deceit savours more of the underworld of Jacobean London with its asylums and prisons, gambling and prostitution.This edition presents both parts of the play, which was revived in a condensed version at the Globe Theatre in 1998.
Dekker was a popular, prolific writer who had a hand in at least 40 plays, which he wrote for Philip Henslowe, the theatrical entrepreneur. In the plays that seem to be completely by Dekker, he shows himself as a realist of London life, but even his most realistic plays have a strong undertone of romantic themes and aspirations. The Sh...
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Title:The Honest WhoreFormat:PaperbackDimensions:100 pages, 8.29 × 5.85 × 0.56 inPublished:April 1, 2003Publisher:Playwrights Canada PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1854594087

ISBN - 13:9781854594082

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