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The chief Elizabethan dramatists

excluding Shakespeare, selected plays by Lyly, Peele, Greene, Marlowe, Kyd, Chapman, Jonson, Dekker, Marston, Heywood, Beaumont, Fletcher, Webster, Middleton, Messinger, Ford, Shirley

by Neilson, William Allan

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English drama

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographies: p. [861]-867.

    StatementEdited from the original quartos with notes, biographies and bibliographies by William Allan Neilson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1263 .N35 1939
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 878 p.
    Number of Pages878
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24701613M
    OCLC/WorldCa355970

    His chief comedies, which satirize the shams of his age, are: Volpone, or the Fox, a merciless exposure of greed and avarice; The Alchemist, a study of quackery as it was practiced in Elizabethan days; Bartholomew Fair, a riot of folly; and Epicoene, or the Silent Woman, which would now be .


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The aim in the selection of the plays in this volume has been twofold: first, to present typical examples of the work of the most important of Shakespeare's contemporaries, so that, read with Shakespeare's own writings, they might afford a view of the development of the English drama through its most brilliant period; secondly, to present, as far as it was possible in one volume, the most.

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The chief Elizabethan dramatists, excluding Shakespeare. [William Allan Neilson]. This book is the result of an invitation from the publishers to prepare for their well-known series of collected plays a volume to cover the period lying before that represented in Professor Neilson Chief Elizabethan Dramatists.

Drama was the chief literary glory of the Elizabethan age. In the beginning, these dramas were not so well- written, though the comedies were better than the tragedies.

Ralph Roister Doister is taken as the first regular English comedy. It was a kind of farce in rough verse written by Nicholas Udall. Another comedy was Gammer Gurton’s Needle acted at Cambridge University in Elizabethan literature refers to bodies of work produced during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I (–), and is one of the most splendid ages of English literature.

Elizabeth I presided over a vigorous culture that saw notable accomplishments in the arts, voyages of discovery, the "Elizabethan Settlement" that created the Church of England, and the defeat of military threats from Spain. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

The chief Elizabethan dramatists, excluding Shakespeare by Neilson, William Allan,Houghton Mifflin edition, in EnglishPages: Later Elizabethan dramatists.

From Shakespeare's England (). The London stage in about was alive with new plays, new dramatists, new ideas --and inevitably there was "much throwing about of brains*."One particular episode is known as the War of the Theatres, a controversy that gives a fascinating insight into the rivalries and interconnections of the various dramatists of the time.

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About this Book Catalog Record Details. The chief Elizabethan dramatists, excluding Shakespeare; Neilson, William Allan, ed. View full catalog record. Rights: Public Domain, Google-digitized. This was the most popular of the early Elizabethan plays; it was revised again and again, and Ben Jonson is said to have written one version and to have acted the chief part of Hieronimo.

And Robert Greene () plays the chief part in the early development of romantic comedy, and gives us some excellent scenes of English country life in. Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

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LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers All about The chief Elizabethan dramatists, excluding Shakespeare by William Allan Neilson/5(1). In her book Life in the Elizabethan Theater, Diane Yancey notes, "The number of Shakespearean acting companies and theater productions that exist today also bears witness to the continuing importance of Elizabethan drama." The Elizabethan playwrights created a body of work that has withstood the test of time.

The Chief Elizabethan Dramatists by William Allan Neilson. A hardcover with pages including an Index and bios in good condition. Book conditions: I don't have new Rating: % positive. Dramatist of Elizabethan Age 1. Name: Gohil Umaba B. Sem: M.A (PART -1) Paper no: 1(The renaissance literature) Topic: Dramatists of Elizabethan age.

: [email protected] Submitted By: Smt. b Gardi, Maharaja krishanakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University. Department of English. Elizabethan literature, body of works written during the reign of Elizabeth I of England (–), probably the most splendid age in the history of English literature, during which such writers as Sir Philip Sydney, Edmund Spenser, Richard Hooker, Christopher Marlowe, and William Shakespeare flourished.

Vividly dramatic, rich in poetic grandeur, this classic play remains a robust and lively exemplar of the glories of Elizabethan drama. Reprint of The Tragical History of Dr.

Faustus from The Chief Elizabethan Dramatists Excluding Shakespeare, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, The Elizabethan Club is a social club at Yale University named for Queen Elizabeth I and her era. Its profile and members tend toward a literary disposition, and conversation is one of the Club's chief purposes.

The Elizabethan Club's collection of 16th- and 17th-century books and artifacts include Shakespearean folios and quartos, first editions of Milton's Paradise Lost, Spenser's Faerie. Portal:The Warwick Shakespeare; Portal:The Yale Shakespeare; William Shakespeare.

The Comedy of Errors; The Tragedy of Titus Andronicus; The First Part of King Henry the Sixth. Elizabethan dramatists adopted the five-act structure almost completely, but they did not slavishly follow classical models in observing the dramatic unities.

Start your hour free trial to. Books shelved as elizabethan-history: The Tutor by Andrea Chapin, The Roots of Betrayal by James Forrester, Big Chief Elizabeth: The Adventures and Fate. The work contains a large amount of information, and shows that its compilers were men of great industry; but its chief interest lies in the fact that it was largely used by Shakespeare and other Elizabethan dramatists; Shakespeare, who probably used the edition ofobtaining from the Chronicles material for most of his historical plays, and also for Macbeth, King Lear and part of.

Published by this publisher. Selected plays by the chief Elizabethan dramatists but excluding Shakespeare. Not ex-library. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Boards are in good condition with just a little shelf wear with rubbing on edges.

Filed under: English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, -- History and criticism. Making and Unmaking in Early Modern English Drama: Spectators, Aesthetics and Incompletion (Manchester and New York: Manchester University Press, c), by Chloe Porter.

PDF with commentary at ; page images and PDF at HathiTrust. This website is dedicated to rescuing and presenting for the first time ever easy-to-read, fully annotated Elizabethan plays. My hope is that some of you will be inspired to try to read some of these great plays.

William Lyon Phelps, in his introduction to a collection of plays by dramatist George Chapman, called the plays of the Elizabethan era “the greatest part of the greatest period of.

English Renaissance theatre, also known as Renaissance English theatre and Elizabethan theatre, refers to the theatre of England between and This is the style of the plays of William Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe and Ben Jonson.

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