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Author Middleton, Thomas, -1627.
Title Thomas Middleton : the collected works / general editors, Gary Taylor and John Lavagnino ; associate general editors, MacDonald P. Jackson, John Jowett, Valerie Wayne, and Adrian Weiss.
Imprint Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010, ©2007.
Edition [1st pbk. ed.].

Author Middleton, Thomas, -1627.
Subject Middleton, Thomas, -1627 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Alt Name Taylor, Gary, 1953-
Lavagnino, John.
Add Title Also known as: Oxford Middleton
Description 1 online resource (2016 pages) : illustrations, maps
Edition [1st pbk. ed.].
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Middleton and his world -- Collected works 1602-1627 -- Juvenilia 1597-1601.
Note Print version record.
Summary Annotation Thomas Middleton (1580-1627) - 'our other Shakespeare' - is the only other Renaissance playwright who created lasting masterpieces of both comedy and tragedy; he also wrote the greatest box-office hit of early modern London (the unique history playA Game at Chess). His range extends beyond these traditional genres to tragicomedies, masques, pageants, pamphlets, epigrams, and Biblical and political commentaries, written alone or in collaboration with Shakespeare, Webster, Dekker, Ford, Heywood, Rowley, and others. Compared by critics to Aristophanes and Ibsen, Racine and Joe Orton, he has influenced writers as diverse as Aphra Behn and T.S. Eliot. Though repeatedly censored in his own time, he has since come to be particularly admired for his representations of the intertwined pursuits of sex, money, power, and God. The Collected Worksbrings together for the first time in a single volume all the works currently attributed to Middleton. It is the first edition of Middleton's works since 1886. The texts are printed in modern spelling and punctuation, with critical introductions and foot-of-the-page commentaries; they are arranged in chronological order, with a special section of Juvenilia. The volume is introduced by essays on Middleton's life and reputation, on early modern London, and on the varied theatres of the English Renaissance. Extensively illustrated, it incorporates much new information on Middleton's life, canon, texts, and contexts. A self-consciously 'federal edition', The Collected Worksapplies contemporary theories about the nature of literature and the history of the book to editorial practice.
ISBN 9780191568541 (electronic bk.)
0191568546 (electronic bk.)
9780199580538
0199580537
OCLC # 744616869
Additional Format Print version: Middleton, Thomas, -1627. Thomas Middleton. [1st paperback ed.]. Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010, ©2007 9780199580538 (OCoLC)477256629



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