John Marston's Drama: Themes, Images, Sources

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Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press, 1980 - Drama - 217 pages
A work of historical criticism that offers new interpretations of the nine plays attributed solely to John Marston. Explores his use of literary, historical, and intellectual sources and focuses on recurrent major images and themes in the plays.
 

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Contents

Introduction
17
Histriomastix and the Golden Age
34
Jack Drums Entertainment The Titles the Thing
51
Antonio and Mellida as Experimental Tragicomedy
61
Antonios Revenge Never more woe in lesser plot was found
81
Wit and Will in What You Will
93
Fortune in The Malcontent
108
The Fawn There is no folly to protested wit
125
Temperance in The Dutch Courtesan
148
The Woes of Vows in Sophonisba
177
Bibliography
202
Index
214
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