The Roaring Girl: Thomas Middleton and Thomas Dekker

Paperback | March 29, 1990

byPaul A. Mulholland

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An annotated edition of an important Jacobean comedy, which is currently receiving greater attention from critics and on stage because the leading character is based on a famous personality of the time, Moll Cutpurse. The history of Moll Cutpurse and its subsequent influence on the women's movement and feminist concerns make this book relevant to women's study courses and this is edition incorporates variant readings found in only one copy of the quarto.

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An annotated edition of an important Jacobean comedy, which is currently receiving greater attention from critics and on stage because the leading character is based on a famous personality of the time, Moll Cutpurse. The history of Moll Cutpurse and its subsequent influence on the women's movement and feminist concerns make this book ...

Middleton, who wrote in a wide variety of genres and styles, was a thoroughly professional dramatist. His comedies are generally based on London life but are seen through the perspective of Roman comedy, especially those of Plautus. Middleton is a masterful constructor of plots. "A Chaste Maid in Cheapside" (1630) is typical of Middlet...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:273 pages, 7.8 × 5.12 × 0.91 inPublished:March 29, 1990Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0719016304

ISBN - 13:9780719016301

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