English Renaissance Drama: A Norton Anthology

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  • Edition: 00
  • Format: Cloth
  • Copyright: 2002-07-17
  • Publisher: W W NORTON

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Popular in their own time, the 27 plays included here'”by Christopher Marlowe, Ben Jonson, John Webster, Thomas Middleton, among many others'”reveal why these playwrights' achievements, like Shakespeare's, deserve reading, teaching, and performing afresh in our time. Edited by a team of exceptional scholars and teachers, this anthology opens an extraordinary tradition in drama to new readers and audiences.

Author Biography

David Bevington (Ph.D. Harvard), is professor of English and of comparative literature and Phyllis Fay Horton Distinguished Service Professor in the Humanities at the University of Chicago Lars Engle (Ph.D. Yale) is associate professor of English at the University of Tulsa Katharine Eisaman Maus (Ph.D. Johns Hopkins) is professor of English at the University of Virginia Eric Rasmussen (Ph.D. Chicago) is associate professor of English at the University of Nevada, Reno

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsp. vii
Prefacep. ix
General Introductionp. xiii
Timelinep. lviii
The Plays
The Spanish Tragedyp. 3
Endymionp. 75
Friar Bacon and Friar Bungayp. 129
Tamburlaine the Great, Part Ip. 183
Doctor Faustusp. 245
The Jew of Maltap. 287
Edward IIp. 351
Arden of Favershamp. 421
The Shoemaker's Holidayp. 483
The Malcontentp. 545
The Tragedy of Mariamp. 615
Volponep. 673
Epicenep. 775
The Alchemistp. 861
Bartholomew Fairp. 961
The Knight of the Burning Pestlep. 1067
The Maid's Tragedyp. 1141
The Woman's Prizep. 1215
The Revenger's Tragedyp. 1297
The Roaring Girlp. 1371
A Chaste Maid in Cheapsidep. 1453
Women Beware Womenp. 1515
The Changelingp. 1593
The White Devilp. 1659
The Duchess of Malfip. 1749
A New Way to Pay Old Debtsp. 1833
'Tis Pity She's a Whorep. 1905
Map: Southeastern Englandp. 1971
Map: Western Europep. 1973
Map: Europe and Beyondp. 1975
General Bibliographyp. 1977
Illustration Acknowledgmentsp. 1997
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