Plotting Early Modern London: New Essays on Jacobean City Comedy

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With the publication of Brian Gibbons's Jacobean City Comedy thirty-five years ago, the urban satires by Ben Jonson, John Marston and Thomas Middleton attained their 'official status as a Renaissance subgenre' that was distinct, by its farcical humour and ironic tone, from 'citizen comedy' or 'London drama' more generally. This retrospective genre-building has proved immensely fruitful in the study of early modern English drama; and although city comedies may not yet rival Shakespeare's plays in the amount of editorial work ...

Plotting Early Modern London: New Essays on Jacobean City Comedy 2016, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9781138266568

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Plotting Early Modern London: New Essays on Jacobean City Comedy 2004, Routledge, Aldershot, England

ISBN-13: 9780754640974

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