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Title A woman killed with kindness and other domestic plays / edited with an introduction and notes by Martin Wiggins
Published New York : Oxford University Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xlviii, 344 pages)
Series Oxford English drama
Oxford world's classics
Oxford English drama.
Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Contents A chronology of the plays and their genre -- The tragedy of master Arden of Faversham -- A woman killed with kindness / Thomas Heywood-- The witch of Edmonton / Thomas Dekker, William Rowley, and John Ford -- The English traveller / Thomas Heywood -- Appendix 1: the unknown author of Arden of Faversham -- Appendix 2: the date of The English traveller -- Explanatory notes -- Glossary
Summary This unique edition brings together four plays concerned with 'domestic' themes: Arden of Faversham, Heywood's A Woman Killed with Kindness and The English Traveller, and Dekker, Rowley and Ford's The Witch of Edmonton. Texts are in modern spelling, accompanied by a critical introduction, wide-ranging annotation and bibliography. - ;Arden of Faversham * A Woman Killed with Kindness * The Witch of Edmonton * The English Traveller. In about 1590, an unknown dramatist had the idea of writing a tragedy about the lives of ordinary people, instead of the genre's usual complement of kings and queens
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Dekker, Thomas, approximately 1572-1632. Witch of Edmonton
Heywood, Thomas, approximately 1574-1641 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Domestic drama, English.
English drama -- 17th century -- History and criticism.
English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- History and criticism.
Form Electronic book
Author Wiggins, Martin.
ISBN 0191539880 (electronic bk.)
9780191539886 (electronic bk.)