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The dragon and the dove : the plays of Thomas Dekker

Author: Julia Gasper
Publisher: Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1990.
Series: Oxford English monographs.
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Presenting the playwright, Dekker, as a bold, pugnacious writer who experimented with form in order to articulate his militant Protestant ideas, this critique is centred on "The Whore of Babylon".  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gasper, Julia.
Dragon and the dove.
Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1990
(OCoLC)645303135
Named Person: Thomas Dekker; Thomas Dekker; Thomas Dekker
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Gasper
ISBN: 0198117582 9780198117582
OCLC Number: 20670599
Description: 241 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: The Anglo-Dutch alliance in Dekker's early works; "Sir Thomas Wyatt" and the Essex rebellion; "The Whore of Babylon"; if this be not a good King; "The Virgin Martyr" and the war in Germany; "Match Me in London" and the Spanish match; "The Sun's Darling" - an apocalyptic masque.
Series Title: Oxford English monographs.
Responsibility: Julia Gasper.
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'Drawing richly from contemporaneous events and texts of many kinds ... Gasper's overall argument is both convincing and ground-breaking ... This is a fine scholarly work, both sensible and Read more...

 
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