The Roaring Girl
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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Review: The Roaring GirlUser Review - Kelsey Shankle - Goodreads
The plot itself isn't anything thrilling or striking for a Jacobean play. But what does make this a very interesting read is the character of Moll Cutpurse (based on the real life Mary Frith, aka Moll ... Read full review
Review: The Roaring GirlUser Review - Sam Wescott - Goodreads
While I really enjoyed the character of Moll Cutpurse and her scathing appraisal of her surroundings, I found this play lacked the amusing dialogue and wit that I generally associate with Middleton ... Read full review