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Selected Plays of John Marston

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ISBN-10: 0521292476

ISBN-13: 9780521292474

Edition: 1986

Authors: John Marston, Macdonald Pearman Jackson, Michael Neill

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This edition brings five of Marston's most interesting plays together in a readable and helpful form. They are collected with modern spelling, full commentaries, textual notes and introductions, in texts newly edited from the original quartos. A survey of criticism of Marston is included. The edition of Sophonisba (a play highly praised by T. S. Eliot) is the first modernised text to appear in one hundred years. Another textual innovation is the relegation to an appendix of Webster's obtrusive additions to The Malcontent. Marston's plays have enjoyed popular revivals in English theatres over the last decade, and the authors' commentary is designed to alert readers to theatrical effects. The…    
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Book details

List price: $58.99
Copyright year: 1986
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 8/29/1986
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 572
Size: 5.51" wide x 8.50" long x 1.26" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Michael Neill is Emeritus Professor of English at the University of Auckland and Professor of Early Modern Literature at the University of Kent. He is the author of Issues of Death: Mortality and Identity in English Renaissance Tragedy and Putting History to the Question. His editions include Antony and Cleopatra and Othello for the Oxford Shakespeare, Middleton's The Changeling for New Mermaids, and Massinger's The Renegado for Arden Early Modern Drama.

Antonio and Mellida
Antonio's Revenge
The Malcontent
The Dutch Courtesan
Sophonisba