'Tis Pity She's A Whore: John Ford
The last decade has seen a revival of interest in John Ford and especially 'Tis Pity She's a Whore, his tragedy of religious scepticism, incestuous love, and revenge. This text in particular has provided a focus for scholarship as well as being the subject of a number of major theatrical productions.
Simon Barker guides the reader through the full range of previous interpretations of the play; moving from an overview of traditional readings he goes on to enlarge upon new questions that have arisen as a consequence of critical and cultural theory.
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For some reason I thought this was an Elizabethan comedy and not a Jacobean revenge play. Kinda gives the last scene a bit more oomph... Read full review