[MOBI] Å Free Read ☆ The Witch : by Thomas Middleton Elizabeth Schafer William C. Carroll John Wilson Robert Johnson Ian Spink ↠ #2020


  • Title: The Witch
  • Author: Thomas Middleton Elizabeth Schafer William C. Carroll John Wilson Robert Johnson Ian Spink
  • ISBN: 9780393900736
  • Page: 368
  • Format: Paperback

  • The Witch By Thomas Middleton Elizabeth Schafer William C. Carroll John Wilson Robert Johnson Ian Spink HECATE Titty and Tiffin, Suckin and Pidgen, Liard and Robin, White spirits, black spirits, grey spirits, red spirits, Devil toad, devil ram, devil cat, and devil dam Thomas Middleton s 1615 political satire is a send up of the affair between Thomas Overbury, Robert Carr, 1st Earl of Somerset Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex and Frances Howard, and also makes fun of KinHECATE Titty and Tiffin, Suckin and Pidgen, Liard and Robin, White spirits, black spirits, grey spirits, red spirits, Devil toad, devil ram, devil cat, and devil dam Thomas Middleton s 1615 political satire is a send up of the affair between Thomas Overbury, Robert Carr, 1st Earl of Somerset Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex and Frances Howard, and also makes fun of King James s fear of witches and the obsession with female virginity by hypocritical male nobles who regularly hire prostitutes The play was suppressed for over a decade, but interest in it renewed when Howard and Carr were released from imprisonment from the Tower of London in 1622.The play s scribal manuscript survives, and it was first published by Isaac Reed in 1778.This edition features an introduction, notes, and historical background by Elizabeth Schafer, a biographical sketch of Middleton by William C Carroll, and Ian Spink s piano vocal arrangements of the original settings two of the play s songs, In a Maiden Time Profess d composed by John Wilson, and Come Away, Hecate composed by Robert Johnson.
    Thomas Middleton Elizabeth Schafer William C. Carroll John Wilson Robert Johnson Ian Spink
    Thomas Middleton 1580 1627 was an English Jacobean playwright and poet Middleton stands with John Fletcher and Ben Jonson as among the most successful and prolific of playwrights who wrote their best plays during the Jacobean period He was one of the few Renaissance dramatists to achieve equal success in comedy and tragedy Also a prolific writer of masques and pageants, he remains one of the most noteworthy and distinctive of Jacobean dramatists.

    The Witch By Thomas Middleton Elizabeth Schafer William C. Carroll John Wilson Robert Johnson Ian Spink

    Commentaires:

    Dominick
    Overcomplicated play, in which the number of overlapping conspiracies makes following the action almost impossible, especially when you throw in the key plot elements that are withheld until late in the play Probably somewhat easier to follow in performance, but even there, I suspect that it would be mstly baffling, given that, according to the introduction, making sense of its topical satire depends on a fair bit of specific historical knowledge It s called The Witch because a couple of charact [...]

    M
    I found this play to be fairly enjoyable, though it does have some flaws The various plotlines are fairly good and interesting, and are lacking only in that they never really cohere into a single plot very well Yes, the characters are linked together by various relationships and most of the plots involve the witches, but those aren t really strong enough connections for me The characters are relatively good for the time, and I especially like the witches The play can be somewhat difficult to fol [...]

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      Published :2020-04-15T10:54:12+00:00