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eBook Antonio and Mellida: John Marston (Revels Plays MUP) ePub

by W. Reavley Gair

  • ISBN: 0719071976
  • Category: History and Criticism
  • Subcategory: Literature
  • Author: W. Reavley Gair
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Manchester University Press; 1 edition (March 3, 2005)
  • Pages: 192
  • ePub book: 1248 kb
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Antonio and Mellida was the first play by John Marston performed by the newly revived Paul's Company in 1599. Marston sought to display a variety of talents, comic, tragic, satiric and historical, advertising his own dramatic skills and the prowess of the choristers of Paul's.

Antonio and Mellida was the first play by John Marston performed by the newly revived Paul's Company in 1599. The play is based on incidents in the reigns of Sforza, Francesco, Galeazzo and Lodovico, who were Dukes of Milan in the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries.

Antonio and Mellida was the first play by John Marston performed by t. .On top of the unreality of an all-boy cast, Marston piles up further unrealities, past the point of absurdity: 1) an induction in which.I should have realized something was wrong with John Marston from the start, when I discovered he dedicated his first creative effort (The Metamorphosis of Pigmalion’s Image) to Oblivion. On top of the unreality of an all-boy cast, Marston piles up further unrealities, past the point of absurdity: 1) an induction in which the boys discuss their own characters, 2) passages of deliberately amateurish heroic verse, 2) farcical scenes filled with comic repetition, 3) characters who continually throw themselves upon the ground in despair, 4) eighteen lines of dialogue in Italian.

Reavley Gair was formerly Professor of English at the University of New Brunswick. Part of the major re-launch of MUP's most prestigious series. The text is supported by variant readings, detailed notes, and a statistical breakdown of word use. A number of these plays are being performed at the Globe Theatre and in rep as well as being set on a number of drama courses. The acclaimed and most authoritative version of these plays thought of as the 'companion' to the Arden Shakespeare.

Antonio and Mellida: John Marston (The Revels Plays). Series: The Revels Plays.

John Marston (Revels Plays Companions Library). Published November 11, 2004 by Manchester University Press.

Revels Plays Mup. English. Introduction 1. The text 2. John Marston 3. Date and sources 4. The play and its critics 5. The play and its theatre 6. Stage history 7. Synopsis of Antonio and Mellida Antonio's Revenge -. show more. Reavley Gair was formerly Professor of English at the University of New Brunswick -.

Reavley Gair, Wally Gair, David Bevington. Antonio and Mellida was the first play by John Marston performed by the newly revived Paul's Company in 1599. The play is based on incidents in the reigns of Sforza, Francesco, Galeazzo and Lodovico, who were Dukes of Milan in the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries

Antonio and Mellida was the first play by John Marston performed by.W. Reavley Gair is Professor of English at the University of New Brunswick, Canada.

Antonio and Mellida was the first play by John Marston performed by the newly-revived Paul's Company in 1599. Marston sought to display a variety of talents-comic, tragic, satiric and ng his own dramatic skills and the prowess of the choristers of Paul's. Antonio and Mellida: John Marston Revels Plays Companions Library Revels plays.

John Marston was born to John and Maria Marston née Guarsi, and . Marston took the theatre world by surprise when he gave up writing plays in 1609 at the age of thirty-three

John Marston was born to John and Maria Marston née Guarsi, and baptised on October 7th, 1576 at Wardington, Oxfordshire. Marston entered Brasenose College, Oxford in 1592 and earned his BA in 1594. By 1595, he was in London, living in the Middle Temple. Beyond this episode Marston's career continued to gather both strength, assets and followers. He wrote and produced two plays with the company. Marston took the theatre world by surprise when he gave up writing plays in 1609 at the age of thirty-three.

Antonio and Mellida was the first play by John Marston performed by the newly revived Paul's Company in 1599. Marston sought to display a variety of talents, comic, tragic, satiric and historical, advertising his own dramatic skills and the prowess of the choristers of Paul's. The play is based on incidents in the reigns of Sforza, Francesco, Galeazzo and Lodovico, who were Dukes of Milan in the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries. Marston displays a detailed knowledge of the dramatic works of Shakespeare, Seneca, Kyd and Nashe as well as the prose of Sidney, Erasmus, Montaigne, Florio and others. This edition relates the play to a wide variety of literary contexts. It also includes a comprehensive introduction, an analysis of staging, and full commentary. The text is based on a collation of all known copies of the 1602 Quarto and is presented in a thoroughly modernised format.