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Author: John Marston
ISBN: 0050015672
ISBN13: 978-0050015674
Language: English
Publisher: Oliver & Boyd; 1st edition (1968)
Pages: 115
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Passion is a scourge, love is humiliation, and friends might as well be enemies. Beaux" Stratagem (Fountainwell Drama Texts) EAN 9780050015735. Contact us. We dont sell nor produce nor supply.

Passion is a scourge, love is humiliation, and friends might as well be enemies.

John Marston was born to John and Maria Marston née Guarsi, and baptised on October 7th, 1576 at Wardington . The first was ‘The Malcontent’ in 1603, his most famous play. His second was ‘The Dutch Courtesan’, a satire on lust and hypocrisy, in 1604–5.

John Marston was born to John and Maria Marston née Guarsi, and baptised on October 7th, 1576 at Wardington, Oxfordshire. Marston entered Brasenose College, Oxford in 1592 and earned his BA in 1594. By 1595, he was in London, living in the Middle Temple. In 1605, he worked with George Chapman and Ben Jonson on ‘Eastward Ho’, a satire of popular taste and the vain imaginings of wealth to be found in the colony of Virginia. Marston took the theatre world by surprise when he gave up writing plays in 1609 at the age of thirty-three.

Home Browse Books Book details, The Dutch Courtesan. Drama in the People's Republic of China By Constantine Tung; Colin Mackerras State University of New York Press, 1987. Although Marston could have seen the translation in manuscript, other evidence argues against that possibility. Grounds exist for inferring from John Hodgets's entry of the play in the Stationers' Register on June 26, 1605, "as yt was latelie presented at the Blacke Fryers," and from the title page of the 1605 quarto, declaring that "IT WAS PLAYD. by the Children of her Maiesties Reuels," that it was performed no earlier than late 1603 or 1604.

John Marston (c. 1575-1634) was an English playwright who wrote thirteen plays between 1599 and 1609, his two finest being the tragicomedy The Malcontent (1604) and the comedy The Dutch Courtesan (1605). He is noted for his violent imagery and his preoccupation with mankind's failure to uphold Christian virtues. Other plays include the tragedies Antonio's Revenge and Antonio and Mellida (both 1599) and the comedy What You Will (1601). At the turn of the century Marston became involved in the so-called war of the theatres, a prolonged feud with his rival Ben Jonson.

The Dutch Courtesan is a riotous tragicomedy that explores the delights and perils afforded by Jacobean London. While Freevill, an educated young Englishman and the play's nominal hero, frolics in the city's streets, taverns and brothels, Franceschina, his cast-off mistress and the Dutch courtesan of the play's title,laments his betrayal and plots revenge.

John Marston, David Crane. Although it was written shortly before or after Queen Elizabeth's death in 1603 and performed by the boy company at Blackfriars, this play foreshadows the light ladies and callous gallants of Restoration comedy. Passion is a scourge, love is humiliation, and friends might as well be enemies. Freevill discards his concubine Franceschina and, for a joke, sets his straight-laced friend Malheureux on to her, who falls for her and promises to carry out her revenge on Freevill by killing him.

by. Marston, John, 1575?-1634; Davison, Peter Hobley, ed. Publication date. Berkeley, University of California Press. inlibrary; printdisabled; ; americana.

Similar books to The Dutch Courtesan (New Mermaids). The Rover: Full Text and Introduction (NHB Drama Classics). Kindle Paperwhite The best device for reading, full stop. The Dutch Courtesan is a good read if you enjoy plays of this era. You can feel what it might have been like to have attended plays and lived in that time and place.

Dedicating his 1603 translation of Montaigne's Essayes to his main patrons (Lucie, Countesse of Bedford, and her mother, Lady Anne Harrington) John Florio compared himself to Vulcan, the ‘lame Lord of fire’ and god of artisans.

Dedicating his 1603 translation of Montaigne's Essayes to his main patrons (Lucie, Countesse of Bedford, and her mother, Lady Anne Harrington) John Florio compared himself to Vulcan, the ‘lame Lord of fire’ and god of artisans, who had delivered Minerva, the goddess of wisdom, in a singularly unconventional fashion. The Drama of John Marston.

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