Characters: A Jacobean Miscellany.

SKU: 14637

Items of news, poems, and sketches of characters written by several hands, traced to Donne, Webster, Dekker, and Ford, among others. Includes a full study of "charactery" as a Jacobean phenomenon with roots in the theatre. The work was first published in 1614, then added to over the years as it was reprinted several times. Generous endnotes, works cited, list of textual variants, and appendices, as well as a detailed introduction add depth and context. Barnabe Riche Society Publications 15. Dovehouse Editions, Inc. Ottawa. 2003. Paper. NEW. $15.00