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A woman killed with kindness and other domestic plays

Author: Martin Wiggins
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2008.
Series: Oxford English drama.; Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Here is a marvelous collection of plays from the English Renaissance period, offering prime examples of the "domestic drama" genre that first appeared around 1590. These four pioneering works, set in near-contemporary England and concerned with issues of marriage and crime rather than war and power, focus on the lives of ordinary people, instead of kings and queens and politicians. Arden dramatizes a notorious  Read more...
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Named Person: Thomas Heywood; Thomas Dekker
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Wiggins
ISBN: 9780192829504 0192829505
OCLC Number: 173748753
Description: xlviii, 344 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: A chronology of the plays and their genre --
The tragedy of master Arden of Faversham --
A woman killed with kindness --
The witch of Edmonton --
The English traveller --
Appendix 1: the unknown author of Arden of Faversham --
Appendix 2: the date of The English.
Series Title: Oxford English drama.; Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Responsibility: edited with an introduction and notes by Martin Wiggins.
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This unique edition brings together four plays concerned with 'domestic' themes: Arden of Faversham, Heywood's A Woman Killed with Kindness and The English Traveller, and Dekker, Rowley and Ford's  Read more...

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