The Dutch courtesan by John Marston

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .

Written in English

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StatementEdited by Peter Davison
SeriesThe Fountainwell drama texts, 7
ContributionsDavison, Peter Hobley, ed.
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LC ClassificationsPR2694 .D8 1968
The Physical Object
Pagination115 p.
Number of Pages115
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5621804M
LC Control Number68031140

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Passion is a scourge, love is humiliation, and friends might as well be enemies. If it were originally a Queen's Revels play, then The Dutch Courtesan could hardly have been on the boards earlier than very late in or early in ; before Marston's associations were with the Children of Paul's rather than with the Children of the Chapel Royal, and it is unlikely that the "book" of the play passed over into possession of an entirely different company.

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June, pm, Department of Theatre, Film and Television Scenic Stage Theatre, Heslington East Campus, University of York. One of the greatest Jacobean comedies, John Marston’s masterpiece weaves together tales of sexual obsession, clever con-tricks, and radical freethinking into a striking plot which leads two of its characters to the foot of the gallows.

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Genre/Form: Drama: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Marston, John. author. Dutch courtesan. London ; New York: Bloomsbury Publishing,   The Dutch Courtesan is a rarely performed, but frequently debated, text. Much that has been written about it depends, explicitly or implicitly, upon assumptions about how it is likely to register.

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

§1 The Dutch Courtesan encompasses a wide range of styles and registers. This is a play whose supreme linguistic artefact is the dizzying, street-wise, fart-obsessed patois of Cocledemoy – a micro-language which repurposes scraps of Latin, bogus Greek, a dangerously satiric Scots accent, alongside seemingly meaningless cant phrases (‘Hang toasts!’ (, & passim)), terminology from.

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Franceschina, the Dutch courtesan of the title, entertained an impressive international clientele until she fell in love with one of her customers, the young Englishman Freevill. Although he returned her feelings at first, Freevill is now engaged to the virtuous Beatrice, and he slowly breaks away from Franceschina, who becomes more and more.

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