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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 immen ...more
Hardcover, 248 pages
Published August 28th 2004 by Routledge
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Jul 13, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: academic, history, plays
If early modern London and Jacobean city comedies are your thing, then this book is awesome.
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