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Rowley, William 1585?-1642?

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Works: 322 works in 1,425 publications in 6 languages and 24,677 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Comedy plays  Bibliography  Televised performances  Nonfiction television programs  Televised plays 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PR2714, 822.3
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The changeling by Thomas Middleton( Book )

207 editions published between 1653 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 4,919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacobean psychological tragedy in verse. In love with another, a fickle woman has her fiancé murdered by a deformed servant who loves her
English drama, 1580-1642 by Tucker Brooke( Book )

1 edition published in 1933 in English and held by 1,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman killed with kindness and other domestic plays by Thomas Heywood( )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This unique edition brings together four plays concerned with 'domestic' themes: Arden of Faversham, Heywood's A Woman Killed with Kindness and The English Traveller, and Dekker, Rowley and Ford's The Witch of Edmonton. Texts are in modern spelling, accompanied by a critical introduction, wide-ranging annotation and bibliography. - ;Arden of Faversham * A Woman Killed with Kindness * The Witch of Edmonton * The English Traveller. In about 1590, an unknown dramatist had the idea of writing a tragedy about the lives of ordinary people, instead of the genre's usual complement of kings and queens
The witch of Edmonton by William Rowley( Book )

54 editions published between 1658 and 2017 in English and German and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The play, based on a sensational witchcraft trial of 1621, presents Mother Sawyer and her local community in the grip of a witch-mania reflecting popular belief and superstition of the time..."--Back cover
Elizabethan and Stuart plays by Charles Read Baskervill( Book )

2 editions published between 1934 and 1962 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Spanish gipsie : as it was acted (with great applause) at the Privat House in Drury-Lane, and Salisbury Court by Thomas Middleton( )

19 editions published between 1653 and 1976 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The birth of Merlin, or, The childe hath found his father : as it hath been several times acted with great applause by William Rowley( Book )

36 editions published between 1662 and 1991 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Birmingham Shakespeare Library. The ascription to Shakespeare is not generally accepted. Reproduction of original in Huntington Library. (marc) 13510839. (stc) Wing R2096. (vid) 99843. (DLPS) A57763.0001.001. http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A57763.0001.001. http://quod.lib.umich.edu/t/text/accesspolicy.html. This keyboarded and encoded edition of the work described above is co-owned by the institutions providing financial support to the Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership. Searching, reading, printing, or downloading EEBO-TCP texts is reserved for the authorized users of these project partner institutions. Permission must be granted for subsequent distribution, in print or electronically, of this text, in whole or in part. Please contact project staff at eebotcp-info@umich.edu for further information or permissions. Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
The changeling : as it was acted (with great applause) at the Privat house in Drury-Lane, and Salisbury Court by Thomas Middleton( )

21 editions published between 1653 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacobean and Caroline comedies by Robert Gilford Lawrence( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A faire quarrell : with new additions of M. Chaughs and Trimtrams Roaring and the Bauds Song by Thomas Middleton( )

17 editions published between 1617 and 1953 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fair quarrel by Thomas Middleton( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The excellent comedy called, the old law, or, A new way to please you by Philip Massinger( )

17 editions published between 1656 and 1995 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacobean tragedies by A. H Gomme( Book )

5 editions published between 1969 and 1989 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The five plays in this volume are among the most interesting of the quantities that have survived from the reign of King James I, the most prolific period of English dramatic writing. They show something of the variety of types attempted within the field of tragedy and tragicomedy, and present the different outlooks of at least four and possibly five dramatists.--Adapted from introduction
Classics of the Renaissance theater : seven English plays by J. Dennis Huston( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Thracian wonder : a comical history as it hath been several times acted with great applause by John Webster( )

22 editions published between 1661 and 1964 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First ed. Cf. BM. It is improbable that either Webster or Rowley wrote any of this play, despite the ascription on the t.p. Cf. DNB. Advertisement on p. [60]. Reproduction of original in Huntington Library. (marc) 12295175. (stc) Wing T1078A. (stc) Wise, T.J. Ashley Lib. VII, 203. (vid) 59005. (DLPS) A62477.0001.001. http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A62477.0001.001. http://quod.lib.umich.edu/t/text/accesspolicy.html. This keyboarded and encoded edition of the work described above is co-owned by the institutions providing financial support to the Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership. Searching, reading, printing, or downloading EEBO-TCP texts is reserved for the authorized users of these project partner institutions. Permission must be granted for subsequent distribution, in print or electronically, of this text, in whole or in part. Please contact project staff at eebotcp-info@umich.edu for further information or permissions. Rowley, William, 1585?-1642?
The old law by Thomas Middleton( Book )

14 editions published between 1656 and 2007 in English and Multiple languages and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeenth century English comedy about the law
A merrie and pleasant comedy, never before printed, called A shoo-maker a gentleman by William Rowley( )

20 editions published between 1638 and 1995 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cure for a cuckold : a pleasant comedy by John Webster( )

21 editions published between 1661 and 1954 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tragedy called All's lost by lust by William Rowley( )

25 editions published between 1633 and 1995 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new wonder, a woman never vext : a pleasant conceited comedy: sundry times acted ; never before printed by William Rowley( )

30 editions published between 1632 and 1954 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In verse. Printer's name from STC. With a tail-piece on L2r. Variant: lacking tail-piece. Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery. (marc) 99851489. (stc) STC (2nd ed.) 21423. (stc) Greg, II, 460. (vid) 16763. (DLPS) A11153.0001.001. http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A11153.0001.001. http://quod.lib.umich.edu/t/text/accesspolicy.html. This keyboarded and encoded edition of the work described above is co-owned by the institutions providing financial support to the Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership. Searching, reading, printing, or downloading EEBO-TCP texts is reserved for the authorized users of these project partner institutions. Permission must be granted for subsequent distribution, in print or electronically, of this text, in whole or in part. Please contact project staff at eebotcp-info@umich.edu for further information or permissions
 
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The changeling
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A woman killed with kindness and other domestic playsThe witch of EdmontonThe birth of Merlin, or, The childe hath found his father : as it hath been several times acted with great applause
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