Epicene, or the Silent Woman: By Ben Jonson

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Epicene is now one of the most widely-studied of Johnson's plays. Brilliantly exploiting the Jacobean convention whereby boys played female roles, it satirises the newly fashionable and sexually ambiguous world of the West End of London, where courtly wit rubs shoulders with commercial values. This authoritative new edition, now in paperback, is based on a thorough re-examination of the earliest texts. The introduction analyses the play as originally written for the newly formed Children of the Queen's Revels, and ...

Epicene, or the Silent Woman: By Ben Jonson 2008, Manchester University Press

ISBN-13: 9780719078385

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Epicene, or the Silent Woman: By Ben Jonson 2004, Manchester University Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780719055430

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