OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

Women Beware Women, and Other Plays

ISBN : 9780199538928

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¥2,189
Author: 
Thomas Middleton; Richard Dutton
Pages
528 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
129 x 198 mm
Pub date
Feb 2009
Series
Oxford World's Classics
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This volume contains the four plays by Thomas Middleton which have most impressed the modern world: "A Chaste Maid in Cheapside" is the most complex amd effective of the city comedies; "Women Beware Women" and "The Changeling" (with William Rowley) are two of the most powerful Jacobean tragedies outside of Shakespeare - studies in lust, power, violence, and self-delusive psychology; "A Game at Chess" was the single most popular play of the whole Shakespearean era, a satirical expose of Jesuit plotting and Anglo-Spanish politics which played tp pacifist houses at the Globe until King James and his ministers banned it. The best-value collection available with the most officially up-to-date introduction; all the play texts are newly edited with richly informative annotation. *ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

Index: 

A Chaste Maid in Cheapside
Women Beware Women
The Changeling
A Game at Chess

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Edited by Richard Dutton, Professor of English, Lancaster University

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