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The Drama of John Marston

Critical Re-Visions

by T. F. Wharton

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plays & playwrights: 16th to 18th centuries,
  • Marston, John, 1575?-1634,
  • Plays / Drama,
  • English,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Drama,
  • Theater - General,
  • Marston, John,
  • Marston, John,--1575?-1634--Criticism and interpretation,
  • Performing Arts / Theater / General,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • 1575?-1634,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Marston, John,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7750209M
    ISBN 100521651360
    ISBN 109780521651363


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: The Drama of John Marston: Critical Re-Visions (): T. Wharton: Books. 'A student edition of Marston''s classic play. The Malcontent is a tragicomedy deriving from the tradition of the revenge play.

The verbal ingenuity of Malevole, the malcontent, and the extravagance of the drama, push the relentlessness of intrigue to its logical conclusion, exposing the basically comic aspect of the genre.

The conventional function of the climactic masque is inverted, leading. In John Marston, William Shakespeare, Ben Jonson, and George Chapman were described as "the best and chiefest of our modern writers".

Today, only English majors are likely to be acquainted with John Marston's works. Even his most popular play, The Malcontent (), is seldom encountered/5(5).

John Marston at the ‘mart of woe’: the ‘Antonio’ plays Rick Bowers In their recent book on English drama, Shepherd and Womack link early modern theatrical competition to a struggle for ‘product identity’.1 Certainly, as argued by critics like Agnew, Bruster, and Shershow, theatre and marketplace materially interanimated eachFile Size: KB.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: John Marston at the "mart of woe": the Antonio plays / Rick Bowers --John Marston: a theatrical perspective / W.

Reavley Gair --Varieties of fantasy in What you will / Matthew Steggle --Safety in fiction: Marston's recreational poetics / Patrick Buckridge --Insatiate punning in Marston's. John Marston has 89 books on Goodreads with ratings. John Marston’s most popular book is The Malcontent.

The Malcontent, usually recognized as John Marston's masterpiece, is one of the most original and complex plays of the Elizabethan theatre.

Complex in genre, structure and language, it poses interesting problems for theatre history and textual transmission. The aim of this edition is to offer answers to the various questions raised by the play (derived from the thirty-six copies now.

The Malcontent is a striking example of the new satiric tone and moral seriousness in English comedy of the early s. The play's vision of a fallen humanity driven by lust and ambition is created partly by its depiction of Machiavellian intrigue in the court of Genoa, and partly by the disaffected Malevole, the malcontent of the title, who Reviews: 5.

John Marston (Author) John Marston (c. ) was an English playwright who wrote thirteen plays between andhis two finest being the tragicomedy The Malcontent () and the comedy The Dutch Courtesan ().

John Marston was an English poet, playwright and satirist during the late Elizabethan and Jacobean periods. His career as a writer lasted a decade, and his work is remembered for its energetic and often obscure style, its contributions to the development of a distinctively Jacobean style in poetry, and its idiosyncratic vocabulary/5(8).

This book examines the influence of John Marston, typically seen as a minor figure among early modern dramatists, on his colleague Ben Jonson. While Marston is usually famed more for his very public rivalry with Jonson than for the quality of his plays, this book argues that such a view of Marston.

Free Online Library: The Boundaries of John Marston's Dramatic Canon.(Critical essay) by "Medieval and Renaissance Drama in England"; Arts, visual and performing Literature, writing, book reviews Authorship Analysis Dramatists Criticism and interpretation Literary styles Playwrights Structure (Literature) Style, Literary.

John Marston was an English poet, playwright and satirist during the late Elizabethan and Jacobean periods. His career as a writer lasted a decade, and his work is remembered for its energetic and often obscure style, its contributions to the development of a distinctively Jacobean style in poetry, and its idiosyncratic vocabulary/5(15).

The Dutch Courtesan is a riotous tragicomedy that explores the delights and perils afforded by Jacobean London. While Freevill, an educated young Englishman and the play's nominal hero, frolics in the city's streets, taverns and brothels, Franceschina, his cast-off mistress and the Dutch courtesan of the play's title,laments his betrayal and plots revenge.

The Malcontent is a striking example of the new satiric tone and moral seriousness in English comedy of the early s. The play's vision of a fallen humanity driven by lust and ambition is created partly by its depiction of Machiavellian intrigue in the court of Genoa, and partly by the disaffected Malevole, the malcontent of the title, who.

William Moulton Marston (May 9, – May 2, ), also known by the pen name Charles Moulton (/ ˈ m oʊ l t ən /) was an American psychologist who, with his wife Elizabeth Holloway, invented an early prototype of the lie was also known as a self-help author and comic book writer who created the character Wonder Woman.

The Malcontent is an early Jacobean stage play written by the dramatist and satirist John Marston ca. The play was one of Marston's most successful works.

The Malcontent is widely regarded as one of the most significant plays of the English Renaissance; an extensive body of scholarly research and critical commentary has accumulated around it.

The Roaring Girl and Other City Comedies [The Shoemaker's Holiday, Every Man In His Humour, Eastward Ho!] (Oxford English Drama) John Marston. from: $   This John Marston, who was admitted B.A.

on 6 Feb. as the t eldest son of an esquire,' is clearly the dramatist, whom Wood wrongly identified with a John Marston, or Marson, of Corpus. From a passage in the elder Marston's will, proved init may be gathered that the dramatist was trained for the law, but found legal studies.

The book argues that Marston's work thus anticipates and perhaps influenced the mid-period work of Ben Jonson, in plays such as Sejanus, Volpone and The Alchemist. Keywords Jonson Marston early modern drama satire audience Renaissance theatre spectators Britain dramatist history history of literature literature theatre history.