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Some Other Note: The Lost Songs of English Renaissance Comedy

  • Author: Duffin, Ross
the author brings musical life to a large repertoire of tuneless plays ... Summing Up: Recommended. Upper-division undergraduates through faculty and professionals

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Contents

  • Glossary
  • Foreword, by Tiffany Stern
  • Prologue - Editorial Note
  • Acknowledgments (not yet included)
  • Part 1. Background of the 15th and 16th Centuries
  • 1. Mystery/Morality Plays
  • The Shepherds Plays
  • Mankind
  • 2. Court Enterludes
  • William Cornysh (d.1523)
  • John Skelton (ca.1463-1529)
  • John Heywood (ca.1497-ca.1580)
  • Nicholas Udall (1504-1556)
  • 3. St Paul's Enterludes
  • John Redford (fl.1534-47)
  • Sebastian Westcott (fl.1545-82)
  • 4. Chapels Royal Enterludes
  • William Crane (d.1545)
  • Richard Bower (fl.1524-61): Apius & Virginia
  • Richard Edwards (1525-1566): Damon & Pythias
  • Richard Farrant (fl.1553-1580)
  • William Hunnis (fl.1550-97)
  • John Lyly (ca.1553-1606): Woman in the Moon
  • George Peele (1556-96): Arraignment of Paris
  • 5. University and Inns of Court Enterludes
  • Gammer Gurton's Needle (1553)
  • Bugbears (1564-66)
  • Horestes (1567)
  • Like will to Like (1568)
  • Misogonus (1570)
  • 6. Continental Influences
  • France
  • Rome
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Part 2. London Comedy to 1625
  • 7. Ben Jonson (1572-1637)
  • The Case is altered (ca.1597, pr. 1609)
  • Every man in his humour (1598, pr. 1601)
  • Every man out of his humour (1599, pr. 1600)
  • Cynthia's Revels (1600, pr. 1601)
  • The Poetaster (1601, pr. 1602)
  • Eastward Ho (1605) with Marston and Chapman
  • Volpone, or the Fox (ca.1605-06, pr. 1607)
  • Epicoene, or the Silent woman (1609, pr. 1616)
  • Bartholomew Fair (1614, pr. 1631)
  • The Divel is an Asse (1616, pr. 1631)
  • The Staple of News (1625/6, pr. 1631)
  • 8. George Chapman (1559-1634)
  • The Blind Beggar of Alexandria (1595/6, pr. 1598)
  • An Humorous Day's Mirth (1597, pr. 1599)
  • Sir Gyles Goosecap (1606)
  • The Gentleman Usher (pr. 1606)
  • May-Day (pr. 1611)
  • The Widow's Tears (pr. 1612)
  • 9. John Marston (1576-1634)
  • Histrio-mastix (1599, pr. 1610)
  • Antonio and Mellida (1599-1600, pr. 1602)
  • Jack Drum's Entertainment (1599-1600, pr. 1601)
  • What you will (1601, pr. 1607)
  • The Malcontent (1603-04, pr. 1604)
  • Parasitaster, or the Fawn (1604, pr. 1606)
  • The Dutch Courtesan (1605)
  • 10. Thomas Dekker (1572-1632)
  • The Shoemaker's Holiday, or the Gentle Craft (1599?, pr. 1600)
  • Old Fortunatus (1600)
  • Blurt, Master Constable (1602)
  • Satiro-mastix (1602)
  • Patient Grissell (1603)
  • The Honest Whore (1604, pr. 1605) with Middleton
  • Westward Ho (1607) with Webster
  • Northward Ho (1607) with Webster
  • The Merry Devil of Edmonton (1608) attr.
  • The Roaring Girl (1611) with Middleton
  • If it be not good, the Devil is in it (1612)
  • 11. John Fletcher (1579-1625)
  • The Faithful Shepherdess (1608?, pr. 1609?)
  • Monsieur Thomas (ca.1610, pr. 1639)
  • The Woman's Prize, or the Tamer Tamed (ca.1611, pr. 1647)
  • Wit without Money (ca.1614, pr. 1639)
  • The Mad Lover (1617, pr. 1647)
  • The Chances (ca.1617, pr. 1647)
  • The Loyal Subject (lic. 1618, pr. 1647)
  • The Humorous Lieutenant (ca.1619, pr. 1647)
  • Women Pleased (ca.1619-23, pr. 1647)
  • The Wild Goose Chase (ca.1621, pr. 1652)
  • The Pilgrim (ca.1621, pr. 1647)
  • The Maid in the Mill (lic. 1623, pr. 1647)
  • 12. Thomas Middleton (1580-1627)
  • Michaelmas Term (1604, pr. 1607)
  • A Trick to Catch the Old One (1605, pr. 1608)
  • A Mad World, my Masters (1605, pr. 1608)
  • Your Five Gallants (1607, pr. 1608)
  • Wit at Several Weapons (1613, pr. 1647)
  • A Chaste Maid in Cheapside (ca.1613, pr. 1630)
  • More Dissemblers besides Women (1615, pr. 1657)
  • The Widow (1615-16, pr. 1652)
  • The Witch (1616)
  • The Old Law (ca.1615-18, pr. 1656) with Massinger and Rowley
  • A Game at Chess (1624, pr. 1625)
  • 13. Francis Beaumont (1584-1616)
  • The Woman Hater (1606, pr. 1607) with Fletcher
  • The Knight of the Burning Pestle (1607, pr. 1613)
  • The Coxcomb (1608-10, pr. 1647) with Fletcher and Massinger
  • The Captain (1609-12, pr. 1647) with Fletcher
  • Beggars' Bush (ca.1612-15, pr. 1647) with Fletcher and Massinger
  • Love's Cure (ca.1612-15, pr. 1647) with Fletcher and Massinger
  • 14. Philip Massinger (1583-1640)
  • The Queen of Corinth (ca.1616-18, pr. 1647) with Field
  • The Knight of Malta (ca.1616-18, pr, 1647) with Field
  • The Little French Lawyer (ca.1619-22, pr. 1647) with Fletcher
  • The Spanish Curate (lic. 1622, pr. 1647) with Fletcher
  • The Lovers' Progress (lic. 1623, pr. 1647) with Fletcher
  • 15. Other Playwrights:
  • George Whetstone (1550-1587)
  • Promos and Cassandra (1578)
  • Thomas Nash (1567-ca.1601)
  • Summer's Last Will (1592, pr. 1600)
  • William Haughton (d.1605)
  • Englishmen for my Money (1598, pr. 1616)
  • Thomas Heywood (1570s-1641)
  • Edward IV (1599)
  • Fair Maid of the Exchange (pr. 1607)
  • A Woman Killed with Kindness (pr. 1607)
  • William Percy (1570-1648)
  • Arabia Sitiens (1601)
  • Cuckqueanes and Cuckolds Errants (1601)
  • The Aphrodysial (1602)
  • The Faery Pastoral (1603)
  • Edward Sharpham (1576-1608)
  • The Fleire (1606, pr. 1607)
  • Cupid's Whirligig (1607)
  • 16. Anonymous Plays ca.1600
  • Mucedorus (ca.1590, pr. 1598)
  • Old Wives Tale (1595)
  • Dr. Dodypoll (1600)
  • The Maid's Metamorphosis (1600)
  • 17. Jigs
  • The Central Repertory
  • Frauncis new Jigge (reg. 1595, pr. 1617)
  • The Wooing of Nan
  • Singing Simpkin (reg. 1595, pr. 1656)
  • The Black Man (pr. 1673)
  • The Jig of St. Denys' Ghost
  • The Libel of Michael Steele (1601)
  • The Cheaters Cheated (pr. ca.1660)
  • Fools Fortune (ca.1620)
  • Shorter Jigs
  • A Spanish Gentleman and an English Gentlewoman (ca.1570)
  • A Iigge for the Ballad-mongers (pr. 1595)
  • A New Northeren Iigge, called Daintie come thou to me (reg. 1591, pr. ca.1619)
  • The Souldiers Farewel to his love (reg. 1624, pr. ca.1663)
  • A Country new Iigge betweene Simon and Susan (pr. ca.1620)
  • A mery new Iigge. Or the pleasant wooing betwixt Kit and Pegge (pr. ca.1630)
  • Clods Carroll (pr. ca.1615)
  • Fragments and Discoveries
  • The souldier & his knapsack bearer (ca.1649)
  • Put up thy dagger Jamie (pr. 1641)
  • Country Jigge from Thomas of Reading (pr. 1612)
  • Bonny Nell (ca.1600)
  • Appendix:
  • Lyly's added songs (1632)