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Chapman, George 1559?-1634

Overview
Works: 934 works in 3,827 publications in 5 languages and 56,074 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Epic poetry, Greek  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Epic poetry  Drama  Fiction  Biography  Juvenile works  History  Epic fiction 
Subject Headings: Poets, English--Early modern 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Other
Classifications: PA4025.A2, 883.01
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Bussy D'Ambois by George Chapman( Book )

117 editions published between 1641 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eastward ho by George Chapman( Book )

47 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collaboration between Jonson, Chapman and Marston, 'Eastward Ho!' is a masterpiece of city comedy. Unique among the 'coterie' city comedies written for boy players, 'Eastward Ho!' gives all classes a full satiric treatment simultaneously didactic, ironic, and triumphantly comic. 'Eastward Ho!' was performed at the Blackfriars playhouse in 1605. The play may well have been provoked by Dekker and Webster's 'Westward Ho!', produced by Paul's Boys in 1604; 'Eastward Ho!' parodies the earlier play's form
The widow's tears by George Chapman( Book )

52 editions published between 1612 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chapman's Homer: the Iliad, the Odyssey, and the lesser Homerica by Homer( Book )

50 editions published between 1956 and 1998 in English and held by 1,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Christopher Marlowe by Christopher Marlowe( Book )

2 editions published between 1910 and 1969 in English and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection was designed for optimal navigation on Kindle and other electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically, chronologically and by category, making it easier to access individual books. This collection offers lower price, the convenience of a one-time download, and it reduces the clutter in your digital library. All books included in this collection feature a hyperlinked table of contents and footnotes. The collection is complimented by an author biography. This Collection Includes:Edward the SecondHero and Leander And Other PoemsThe Jew of Malta Massacre at ParisTamburlaine the G
Elizabethan and Stuart plays by Charles Read Baskervill( Book )

2 editions published between 1934 and 1962 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gentleman usher by George Chapman( Book )

37 editions published between 1606 and 2011 in English and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story is set in an otherwise-unnamed duchy in Italy, ruled by Duke Alphonso. As the story opens, the Duke and his son and heir Prince Vincentio are both in love with the beautiful Margaret, the daughter of Earl Lasso. Alphonso's plan to marry the girl (though he is much too old for her) is supported by his court favorite Medice, a figure roundly disliked by the other characters. Medice is considered a poseur and vulgarian; though he masquerades as a great lord, he admits that he is illiterate. Vincentio's plan to marry Margaret himself is seconded by his close friend Lord Strozza, and Strozza's wife Cynanche. The two have a foolish nephew called Pogio who is the play's main clown
All fools by George Chapman( Book )

19 editions published between 1780 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eastward hoe by George Chapman( )

61 editions published between 1605 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comedies by George Chapman( Book )

3 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hero and Leander: begun by Christopher Marloe; and finished by George Chapman by Christopher Marlowe( )

63 editions published between 1598 and 1968 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caesar and Pompey : a Roman tragedy declaring their warres, out of whose events is evicted this proposition, only a just man is a freeman by George Chapman( )

31 editions published between 1631 and 1952 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems by George Chapman( Book )

14 editions published between 1939 and 1969 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revenge for honour : a tragedie by George Chapman( )

23 editions published between 1654 and 1967 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ascription to Chapman is not generally accepted. Has been identified with "The paraside, or, Revenge for honour", a play registered 1653 as the work of Henry Glapthorne. Cf. Parrott, T.M., ed. Plays and poems of George Chapman, the tragedies, p. 713-720; Thomas, D.L. Modern philology, Apr. 1908, p. 617-636; Cambridge hist. of Engl. lit., v. 6. Reproduction of original in British Library. (marc) 12260930. (stc) Wing C1948. (vid) 57887. (DLPS) A31672.0001.001. http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A31672.0001.001. 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. Glapthorne, Henry
The conspiracie and tragoedy of Charles, Duke of Byron, Marshall of France by George Chapman( )

53 editions published between 1608 and 2010 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In verse. The first word of the title is xylographic. Bookseller's name from STC. Signatures: [A]2 B-R4. The last leaf is blank. "The tragedie of Charles Duke of Byron" has separate divisional title; register is continuous. Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery. (marc) 99843385. (stc) STC (2nd ed.) 4968. (stc) Greg, I, 274-5(a). (vid) 8115. (DLPS) A18404.0001.001. http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A18404.0001.001. 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. Biron, Charles de Gontaut, -- duc de, -- 1562-1602 -- Drama
The tragedy of Alphonsus, Emperour of Germany : as it hath been [v]ery often a[cte]d (with great appl[ause] at the privat house in Black-Friers by His Maiesties servants by George Chapman( )

27 editions published between 1654 and 1994 in English and German and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eastward hoe by George Chapman( Book )

42 editions published between 1780 and 2015 in English and German and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benjamin "Ben" Jonson was born in June, 1572. A contemporary of William Shakespeare, he is best known for his satirical plays; Volpone, The Alchemist, and Bartholomew Fair, and his equally accomplished lyric poems. A man of vast reading and a seemingly insatiable appetite for controversy, including time in jail and a penchant for switching faiths, Jonson had an unparalleled breadth of influence on Jacobean and Caroline playwrights and poets. In 1616 Jonson was appointed by King James I to receive a yearly pension of Đ60 to become what is recognized as the first official Poet Laureate. He died on the 6th of August, 1637 at Westminster and is buried in the north aisle of the nave at Westminster Abbey. A master of both playwriting and poetry his reputation continues to endure and reach a new audience with each succeeding generation
The Iliad by Homer( Book )

72 editions published between 1609 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homer bidding farewell to his wife, Odysseus bound to the mast, Penelope at the loom, Achilles dragging Hector's body round the walls of Troy - scenes from Homer have been portrayed in every generation. Chapman's translations are argued to be two of the liveliest and readable
Monsieur D'Olive by George Chapman( )

29 editions published between 1606 and 1955 in English and French and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An humerous day's mirth, 1559 by George Chapman( Book )

33 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This play is the English theatre's first 'comedy of humours', in which the attitudes, behaviour, and social pretensions of contemporary men and women are satirised. Charles Edelman's is the first fully annotated, modern-spelling edition of this long-neglected play
 
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Eastward hoChapman's Homer: the Iliad, the Odyssey, and the lesser HomericaThe IliadAn humerous day's mirth, 1559
Alternative Names
C, G. 1559?-1634

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C., G. (George Chapman), 1559?-1634

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Čapmen, Džordž 1559-1634

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Chap., Geor. (George Chapman), 1559?-1634

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G. C. (George Chapman), 1559?-1634

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George Chapman

George Chapman Brits toneelschrijver (1559-1634)

George Chapman drammaturgo, traduttore e poeta inglese

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George Chapman pisarz i poeta angielski

Georgius Chapmanus

Джордж Чапмен

Чапмен, Джордж 1559-1634

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ג'ורג' צ'פמן סופר בריטי

جورج تشابمان

ジョージ・チャップマン

チャプマン, G

Languages
English (940)

French (16)

Italian (3)

German (2)

Danish (1)