Structure and design in the early plays of the Fletcher canon.
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Published in [Toronto] .
Written in English


  • Fletcher, John, -- 1579-1625 -- Criticism and interpretation

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ContributionsToronto, Ont. University.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 373 leaves.
Number of Pages373
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20169504M

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John Fletcher, (baptized Decem , Rye, Sussex, England—died Aug , London), English Jacobean dramatist who collaborated with Francis Beaumont and other dramatists on comedies and tragedies between about and His father, Richard Fletcher, was minister of the parish in which John was born and became afterward queen’s chaplain, dean of Peterborough, and bishop.   The Shakespeare First Folio: The History of the Book Vol. I: An Account of the First Folio Based on Its Sales and Prices, by Anthony James West Oxford, pp., £70, 5 April, 0 (shelved 31 times as literary-canon) avg rating — 3,, ratings — published These dramatic techniques were rare but not unknown in Fletcher's time. The Induction and frame-play structure can be found in several works, including the anonymous The Taming of A Shrew and Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew, both from the early s, and Francis Beaumont 's The Knight of the Burning Pestle of , among other examples.

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