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The three estates : a pleasant satire in commendation of virtue and in vituperation of vice

Author: David Lindsay; Nigel Mace
Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Brookfield, Vt. : Ashgate, ©1998.
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An English translation of Sir David Lindsay's masterpiece of 16th-century Scottish political theatre. The translation is over 3000 lines and an introduction examines both the historical context of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Drama
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lindsay, David, Sir, active 1490-1555.
Three estates.
Aldershot, England ; Brookfield, Vt. : Ashgate, ©1998
(OCoLC)607140026
Online version:
Lindsay, David, Sir, active 1490-1555.
Three estates.
Aldershot, England ; Brookfield, Vt. : Ashgate, ©1998
(OCoLC)608168544
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Lindsay; Nigel Mace
ISBN: 1840142049 9781840142044
OCLC Number: 37731692
Language Note: Translation of: Ane satyre of the thrie estaitis.
Description: x, 221 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The Background: Scotland in 1552 --
Author and Audience --
Performance History --
A Renaissance Reading --
Making the English Version --
The Three Estates --
Dramatis Personae --
The Play: Part One --
The Play: Part Two --
'Proclamation made in Cupar in Fife' --
The Cobbler's Divorce --
Common Theft and Public Oppression --
The Doctor of Divinity's Sermon: The Middle Passage --
The Acts --
The Hanging of Common Theft --
The Folly Episode --
Notes about the Characters --
The Report of the Linlithgow Interlude.
Other Titles: Pleasant satyre of the thrie estaitis.
Responsibility: Sir David Lindsey ; in a new English version by Nigel Mace.

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