Philaster: Or, Love Lies A-Bleeding by Beaumont and Fletcher

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"Andrew Gurr has written a stimulating introduction to the play itself and its theatrical background." The Times Literary Supplement Written in 1609 for Shakespeare's company, Philaster is one of the most ambitious works of literary collaboration ever attempted. Whereas only the lowest potboiling third of the dramatic repertory of the time was produced by multiple authorship, this hybrid drama by a pair of young dramatists was also a new type of tragicomedy. Its success led the play to be performed for over thirty years and ...

Philaster: Or, Love Lies A-Bleeding by Beaumont and Fletcher 2004, Manchester University Press

ISBN-13: 9780719064852

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