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Eastward Ho! by George Chapman
Book DescriptionThis collaborative masterpiece of hilarious city comedy was performed by the Children of the Revels at the Blackfriars playhouse in 1605. The story is of an allegorical simplicity that lends itself to satire of civic mores and traditions as well as to parody of the sentimental, idealising London comedy presented at the amphitheatres in the suburbs: Goldsmith Touchstone, an upright London citizen, has one modest and one ambitious daughter, one righteous and one disreputable apprentice; virtue is rewarded, ruthlessness comes to grief - and receives a drenching in the muddy Thames. The introduction to this edition discusses various methods of establishing authorship and highlights the irony of the collaborators' comic vision of contemporary London life.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780713639834
(203mm x 127mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Methuen Drama
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 25-Aug-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author George Chapman
Chapman's Homeric Hymns and Other Homerica, Paperback (April 2008)
Presents the original text of the translation of the Homeric hymns. This title also includes epigrams and poems attributed to Homer and known as "The Lesser Homerica," as well as his famous "The Battle of Frogs and Mice."
Chapman's Homer, Paperback (November 2000)
Presents the text of Chapman's translation of the "Odyssey" (1614-15), making only a small number of modifications to punctuation and wording where they might confuse the modern reader. This book also examines Chapman's "fine touch" in translating "the warm and human sense of comedy" in the "Odyssey".
Iliad and the Odyssey, Paperback (July 2000)
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.
Bussy d'Ambois, Paperback (March 1999)» View all books by George Chapman
This edition of George Chapman's tragedy is based on the Quarto of 1607 in preference to the much revised Quarto of 1641. The editor believes that the earlier text gives a more certain indication of Chapman's intentions and he has supported this view in his introduction.
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Author Biography - George Chapman
Michael Neill is Professor of English, Department of English, University of Auckland, New Zealand, and editor of the Oxford Shakespeare Antony and Cleopatra
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