The Witches of Lancashire by Thomas HeywoodThe Witches of Lancashire by Thomas Heywood

The Witches of Lancashire

byThomas Heywood, Richard BromeEditorGabriel Egan

Paperback | November 1, 1996

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Part of the Globe Quartos series, co-published with Shakespeare's Globe marking their rediscoveries of forgotten plays by Shakespeare's contemporaries.The Witches of Lancashire is a sensational dramatisation of the seventeenth-century witch trials, first performed at the original Globe in 1634.When everything goes wrong at a wedding, everyone starts to believe that a local coven is to blame. The play mocks the naïveté of those who cannot see what is under their noses, i.e. organised witchcraft and its double, Roman Catholicism.
Heywood is a good example of the professional dramatist who worked for Philip Henslowe, the theatrical manager, both as a playwright and an actor. By his own admission, Heywood claimed to have "either an entire hand or at least the main finger" in 220 plays, of which less than 30 survive. His best-known play, A Woman Killed with Kindne...
Title:The Witches of LancashireFormat:PaperbackDimensions:100 pages, 8.18 × 5.85 × 0.4 inPublished:November 1, 1996Publisher:Playwrights Canada PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1854596640

ISBN - 13:9781854596642

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