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London Prodigal; As It Was Played by the King's Majesties Servants

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ISBN-10: 1406550108

ISBN-13: 9781406550108

Edition: N/A

Authors: Dodo Press

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The London Prodigal is a play in English Renaissance theatre, a city comedy set in London, in which a prodigal son learns the error of his ways. The play was published in quarto in 1605 by the stationer Nathalniel Butter, and printed by Thomas Cotes-the only edition in the 17th century. The play is attributed to William Shakespeare on the title page; but this is widely and generally rejected by scholars. The title page also identifies the play as a King's Men's play. The London Prodigal has been dated as early as ca. 1591, and as late as 1603-4. It is one of a long series of "prodigal son" plays that reach back as far as the Bible for inspiration and precendent; but it is also an example of…    
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List price: $12.99
Publisher: Dodo Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 76
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.18" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English