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The humorous magistrate (Arbury)

Author: John Newdigate; Margaret Jane Kidnie; N W Bawcutt; Malone Society.
Publisher: Manchester : Published for the Malone Society by Manchester University Press ; Vancouver : Distributed exclusively in Canada by UBC Press ; New York, NY : Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave, ©2012.
Series: Malone Society reprints, v. 177.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Humorous Magistrate is a seventeenth-century satiric comedy extant in two highly distinctive manuscripts. This, the earliest and clearly working draft of the play is bound with three other plays (including The Emperor's Favourite, published by the Malone Society in 2010) in a volume in the library of the Newdigate family of Arbury Hall, Nuneaton, Warwickshire. The second version, showing yet another stage of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Newdigate; Margaret Jane Kidnie; N W Bawcutt; Malone Society.
ISBN: 9780719086991 071908699X
OCLC Number: 811729679
Notes: Attributed to John Newdigate III (1600-1642).
"The second of the Malone Society's projected series of editions based on the plays in Arbury MS A414"--Page [v].
Description: xxvi, 103 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction The play
Series Title: Malone Society reprints, v. 177.
Responsibility: [prepared by Margaret Jane Kidnie, and checked by N.W. Bawcutt.].

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One of two volumes of an early seventeenth century play, showing two distinct versions which both have much to commend them. The only editions of the play in print, it was very popular in the early  Read more...

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