Society and Politics in the Plays of Thomas Middleton (Oxford English Monographs)

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Overview

A comprehensive reassessment of Middleton's cultural importance, this wide-ranging study examines both the writer's dramatic and non-dramatic texts to demonstrate how he laid bare the complicit interests at work behind the assumptions about sex, morality, society and politics in late feudal culture.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198182665
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 8/28/1996
  • Series: Oxford English Monographs
  • Pages: 248
  • Product dimensions: 5.75 (w) x 8.75 (h) x 0.77 (d)

Table of Contents

Abbreviations
The Extant Canon of Thomas Middleton
Introduction 1
1 The Press and the Playhouse: Early Trials 17
2 Libido and the Market-Place: The Fools of Paul's 43
3 Tyranny and Treason: Early Tragedies 66
4 Mirth and Licence: Moll at the Bankside and Moll in Cheapside 86
5 The Court and the Populace: Tragicomedy and Comitragedy 107
6 Strangers and Natives: Women Beware Women 127
7 Servants and Masters: The Changeling 145
8 Vulgar Pasquin and Lordly Players: A Game at Chess 166
Afterword 193
Bibliography 196
Index 221
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