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Middleton, Thomas -1627

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Works: 851 works in 3,140 publications in 6 languages and 63,617 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Manuscripts  Satire 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Attributed name, Lyricist, Other
Classifications: PR2714, 822.3
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The changeling by Thomas Middleton( Book )

164 editions published between 1653 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,146 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. 5 acts, 14 scenes, epilogue, 11 men, 3 women, extras, 6 interiors, 1 exterior
Women beware women by Thomas Middleton( Book )

77 editions published between 1657 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the great Renaissance playwrights, Middleton wrote tragedies essentially different from either Marlowe's or Shakespeare's, being wittier than the former and more grittily ironic than the latter. The genre of 'citizen tragedy' came into its own in the eighteenth century, but Middleton can claim to have created it: Bianca, wife of a middling commercial agent, arouses the lust of the Duke of Florence and becomes his mistress, first secretly, then openly and finally, after her husband has been seduced by the scheming Lady Livia and stabbed by Livia's brother, the Duke's wife. Livia plots he
A chaste maid in Cheapside by Thomas Middleton( Book )

32 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and Japanese and held by 1,526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text is part of the 'New Mermaids' series of modern spelling, fully-annotated editions of English plays. Each volume includes a critical introduction, biography of the author discussions of dates and sources, textual details, a bibliography and information about the staging of the play
Michaelmas Term by Thomas Middleton( Book )

27 editions published between 1607 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of five satiric city comedies that the young playwright Thomas Middleton wrote for the boy players of St. Paul's Catherdral sometime before 1607, Michaelmas Term is set in a vividly detailed, realistic urban milieu at the start of London's social season. The play comes alive through the central contest between Ephestian Quomodo, an ambitious, land-hungry city merchant, and Richard Easy, a naive land-owning gallant just arrived in the city. Easy is soon deep in dept and his struggle to recoup his losses and reclaim his land from Quomodo takes place against a sharply drawn set of London types - Quomodo's socially and sexually ambitious wife and daughter, the Scottish upstart Andrew Lethe and his mistress the Country Wench eager to exchange her virginity for an elegant new wardrobe." "This edition, newly collated and edited, features complete explanations of the play's often bawdy exchanges and the complex stage action of the gulling and secondary plots. It will be invaluable for advanced students of the Middleton canon as well as all those interested in early modern London and its vibrant theatrical culture, especially the tradition of boy choristers as professional actors."--Jacket
A mad world, my masters by Thomas Middleton( Book )

22 editions published between 1608 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire of London society at the turn of the 17th century
The witch by Thomas Middleton( Book )

57 editions published between 1845 and 2014 in English and French and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<Span style="font-style: italic;">The Witch (1615/16?), categorised by its author as 'a tragi-comedy', pits the intrigues of a group of Italian aristocrats against themalevolent practices of Hecate and her witches' coven, leaving theaudience with the impression that human malevolence is by far thefiercer and more effective. This edition sets the play into itsdramatic and literary contexts, ranging from Shakespeare's <span style="font-style: italic;">Macbeth andMiddleton's own later tragedies to Reginald Scot's sceptical <span style="font-style: italic;">Discoveryof Witchcraft and King James's virulent <span style="font-style: italic;">Daemonologie . It also arguesthat Middleton wrote it as a topical satire to capitalise on thescandal involving Frances Howard, who obtained a divorce from the Earlof Essex on the grounds that he had been sexually incapacitated bywitchcraft; she was also rumoured to have tried to poison him. Middleton exposes his noble characters precisely by letting them getaway with murder
A fair quarrel by Thomas Middleton( Book )

11 editions published between 1622 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second maiden's tragedy by Thomas Middleton( Book )

23 editions published between 1909 and 2011 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A game at chess by Thomas Middleton( Book )

25 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Spanish gipsie, and All's lost by lust by Thomas Middleton( Book )

53 editions published between 1653 and 2012 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Middleton: three plays by Thomas Middleton( Book )

5 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The selected plays of Thomas Middleton by Thomas Middleton( Book )

5 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No wit, no help like a woman's by Thomas Middleton( Book )

13 editions published between 1657 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hengist, king of Kent; or, The mayor of Queenborough by Thomas Middleton( Book )

9 editions published between 1938 and 2003 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hengist, King of Kent (also known as The Mayor of Quinborough) was one of the most popular plays of the 1630s and 1640s. Written by Thomas Middleton by 1619, its main tragic plot concerns the invasion of the Saxons, led by Hengist, into Britain and the division of the kingdom into heptarchies, one of which, Kent, Hengist comes to rule. The play exists in two manuscript texts (both from the 1640s) and an early printed quarto (1661); this is one of the rare plays of the period that exists in early manuscript copy."--Provided by publisher
The life of Timon of Athens by William Shakespeare( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Timon of Athens is a bitterly intriguing study of a fabulously rich man who wastes his wealth on his friends, and, when he is finally impoverished, learns to despise humanity with a hatred that drives him to his grave. Its response to matters topical in Jacobean London sharpens its thrust as satire. Yet the setting in ancient Athens allows it to read as a timeless fable, deeply relevant to a modern society that sees itself as pursuing material prosperity to the point of self-destruction." "The play's plot structure is schematically clear, and the poetry of Timon's rage is arresting in its savage intensity. Yet readers have often detected loose ends, and the tone of writing is uneven. In his introduction, John Jowett explains how these characteristics arise because the play was written as a collaboration between Shakespeare and Thomas Middleton. This edition pays full justice to Middleton's presence, explaining how his contribution gave the play its distinctive edge. We as readers need to read this play as a dialogue between writers of different temperaments, and this edition is the first to make such a reading possible." "The introduction provides the fullest account of the play's performance history available. The commentary is the most detailed ever to have been published. Appendices include source materials and a listing of major productions worldwide."--Jacket
Thomas Middleton by Thomas Middleton( Book )

22 editions published between 1887 and 1998 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ghost of Lucrece by Thomas Middleton( Book )

9 editions published between 1600 and 1978 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The roaring girl by Thomas Middleton( Book )

43 editions published between 1611 and 1985 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moll Cut-Purse was the alias of Mary Frith. Partly in verse. Printer's name from STC. Signatures: A-M4. The first leaf and the last leaf are blank. For stop-press variants see "Studies in bibliography" 37, p. 159-70. Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery. (marc) 99857004. (stc) STC (2nd ed.) 17908. (stc) Greg, I, 298. (vid) 22663. (DLPS) A07524.0001.001. http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A07524.0001.001. 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. Cutpurse, Moll, -- 1584?-1659 -- Drama -- Early works to 1800. Dekker, Thomas, ca. 1572-1632. Brigands and robbers -- Drama -- Early works to 1800
Thomas Middleton : the collected works by Thomas Middleton( Book )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Middleton is one of the few playwrights in English whose range and brilliance comes close to Shakespeare's. This title makes all Middleton's work accessible in a single volume
The dramatic technique of Thomas Middleton in his comedies of London life by Wilbur Dwight Dunkel( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The changeling
Alternative Names
Middelton, Thomas ca1570-1627

Middleton.

Middleton, Thomas

Middleton, Thomas 1570?-1627

Middleton, Thomas 1580?-1627

Middleton, Thomas d. 1627

Middleton, Thomas m. 1627

Midleton, Thomas 1580-1627

Thomas Middleton auteur dramatique

Thomas Middleton Brits auteur

Thomas Middleton drammaturgo britannico

Thomas Middleton englischer Schriftsteller und Poet

Tomas Mïdlton

Мидлтон, Томас

Томас Мидлтон

Томас Мидлтон английский драматург и поэт

توماس مىيدلتون

توماس ميدلتون

توماس میدلتون

미들턴, 토머스 1580?-1627

トマス・ミドルトン

ミドルトン

ミドルトン, T

ミドルトン, トマス

托馬斯·米德爾頓

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Women beware womenA chaste maid in CheapsideMichaelmas TermA mad world, my mastersThe witchThe second maiden's tragedyA game at chessThe Spanish gipsie, and All's lost by lust