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Beaumont, Francis 1584-1616

Overview
Works: 1,854 works in 6,566 publications in 7 languages and 80,983 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  History  Political plays  Comedy plays  Picaresque drama  Tragedies (Drama)  Literature  Fiction  Tragicomedies 
Roles: Author, Librettist, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Honoree, Attributed name, Editor, Lyricist, Creator
Classifications: PR2434, 822.3
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The knight of the burning pestle by Francis Beaumont( Book )

244 editions published between 1613 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Farce set in 17th century England. Spectators at a play insist that their companion have a role in an Elizabethan production
The maid's tragedy by Francis Beaumont( Book )

86 editions published between 1622 and 2017 in English and held by 1,951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philaster, or, Love lies a bleeding : a tragi-comedy, as it is now acted at His Majesty's Theatre Royal by Francis Beaumont( )

14 editions published between 1622 and 1995 in English and held by 1,857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philaster; or, Love lies a-bleeding by Francis Beaumont( Book )

111 editions published between 1620 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Philaster is a tragicomedy by Beaumont and Fletcher which has much in common with Shakespeare's late plays such as The Winter's Tale. Set in a fictionalised Sicily, it has the complex plot of love, disguise and the threat of death much loved by early modern theatre-goers. This edition provides an authoritative, modernised text by a leading scholar with detailed on-page commentary notes giving readers a deeper understanding of the play. The comprehensive, illustrated introduction discusses Philaster from a performance perspective as well as its relation to Shakespearean drama, and places it in its historical and critical contexts."--Publisher description
A king and no king by Francis Beaumont( Book )

78 editions published between 1619 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A popular and influential play from its first performance in 1611 until the early eighteenth century, A King and No King helped establish Beaumont and Fletcher as leading playwrights of the day, and tragicomedy as the seventeenth century's favoured dramatic genre." "Accompanying this newly edited text, an introduction explores the play's sources, both literary and dramatic, and offers a thorough reconsideration of it social and political context. Lee Bliss finds the entertaining, wish-fulfilment tragicomic form not incompatible with a serious critical engagement with contemporary issues of royal absolutism, good governance, and the political role of the aristocracy. In addition, this edition provides the fullest available account of A King and No King's stage history, tracing the shifts in cultural mores that eroded its popularity and ultimately consigned it to the study rather than the stage."--Jacket
The scornefull lady. : a comedy. : As it was acted (with great applause) by the late Kings Majesties servants at the Blacke-Fryers. by Francis Beaumont( )

53 editions published between 1625 and 1677 in English and held by 1,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dramatic works in the Beaumont and Fletcher canon by Francis Beaumont( Book )

37 editions published between 1906 and 2008 in English and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabethan and Stuart plays by Charles Read Baskervill( Book )

2 editions published between 1934 and 1962 in English and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabethan drama by Christopher Marlowe( Book )

5 editions published between 1910 and 1919 in English and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although a two-volume work on Elizabethan-era drama, only the first volume is included in this Anthology as it directly relates to Shakespeare and Marlowe. Marlowe's "Edward the Second" is the first piece, followed by four of Shakespeare's greatest works to provide a basis for comparison
Select plays by Francis Beaumont( Book )

46 editions published between 1910 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philaster by Francis Beaumont( Book )

43 editions published between 1620 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At head of title: Beaumont and Fletcher
The best Elizabethan plays by William Roscoe Thayer( Book )

9 editions published between 1890 and 1901 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains some of the finest plays of the Elizabethan era, including Christopher Marlowe's The Jew of Malta. Reading Marlowe's work alongside that of his most prominent contemporaries offers a worthwhile opportunity to compare and contrast. The Elizabethan era was a thrilling, fertile period of creative production when plays were one of the most common forms of entertainment. Unfortunately, most of the these plays have been lost, but this volume contains some of the finest examples to have survived. Read Marlowe, then hold his work up to that of other dramatists like Ben Johnson, John Webster and William Shakespeare
The woman hater : as it hath beene acted by His Majesties servants with great applause by Francis Beaumont( )

12 editions published between 1648 and 1971 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher by Francis Beaumont( Book )

29 editions published between 1750 and 2016 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philaster : a tragedy. Written by Beaumont and Fletcher. With alterations. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane by Francis Beaumont( )

26 editions published between 1763 and 2018 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The royal merchant : an opera by John Fletcher( )

30 editions published between 1768 and 1795 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phylaster; or, Love lyes a bleeding by Francis Beaumont( Book )

31 editions published between 1620 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Signatures: [A]2, B-I4, K2. Errors in paging: p. 12, 44 and 46 misnumbered 14, 42 and 64 respectively. Reproduction of original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery. (marc) 20185735. (stc) STC (2nd ed.) 1681.5. (vid) 23736. (DLPS) A06343.0001.001. http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A06343.0001.001. 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. Fletcher, John, 1579-1625
Rule a wife, and have a wife : a comedy. As perform'd at the theatres. By Beaumont and Fletcher by Francis Beaumont( )

31 editions published between 1763 and 1772 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rule a wife and have a wife. A comedy by Francis Beaumont( )

49 editions published between 1733 and 1988 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedies and tragedies by Francis Beaumont( Book )

31 editions published between 1647 and 1969 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The knight of the burning pestle
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The maid's tragedyPhilaster; or, Love lies a-bleedingA king and no kingThe dramatic works in the Beaumont and Fletcher canonPhilaster
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Baymont, Francis

Baymont, Francis 1584-1616

Beamont, Francis 1584-1616

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Beaumont, John 1584-1616

Beaumont, John Fletcher

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Bomont, Fransis

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Francis Beaumont angol költő és drámaíró

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Francis Beaumont englischer Dramatiker

Franciscus Beaumont

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