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Court and country politics in the plays of beaumont and fletcher.

Author: Philip J Finkelpearl
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Princeton University Pres, 2016.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip J Finkelpearl
ISBN: 0691633096 9780691633091
OCLC Number: 938364125
Awards: Short-listed for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 1991
Contents: *FrontMatter, pg. i*CONTENTS, pg. vii*Acknowledgments, pg. ix*Introduction, pg. 3*CHAPTER ONE. The Country, the Playhouse, and the Mermaid: The Three Worlds of Beaumont and Fletcher, pg. 8*CHAPTER TWO. Beaumont and Fletcher's Earliest Work, pg. 56*CHAPTER THREE. Form and Politics in The Knight of the Burning Pestle, pg. 81*CHAPTER FOUR. The Faithful Shepherdess: The Politics of Chastity, pg. 101*CHAPTER FIVE. The Scornful Lady and "City Comedy", pg. 115*CHAPTER SIX. Cupid's Revenge: Purity and Princes, pg. 128*CHAPTER SEVEN. The Contemporary "Application" of The Noble Gentleman, pg. 136*CHAPTER EIGHT. Philaster, or Love lies a Bleeding: The Anti-Prince, pg. 146*Chapter Nine. A KING AND NO KING: THE CORRUPTION OF POWER, pg. 167*Chapter Ten. THE MAID'S TRAGEDY: HONORABLE TYRANNICIDE, pg. 183*Chapter Eleven. FLETCHER'S POLITICS AFTER BEAUMONT, pg. 212*Afterword. THE KING'S MEN AND THE POLITICS OF BEAUMONT AND FLETCHER, pg. 245*Appendix A. THE DATE OF BEAUMONT AND FLETCHER'S THE NOBLE GENTLEMAN: CA. 1611, pg. 249*Appendix B. THE EVIDENCE FOR BEAUMONT'S STROKE: THOMAS PESTELL'S ELEGY, pg. 255*INDEX, pg. 259


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