Francis Beaumont


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English dramatist who collaborated with John Fletcher (1584-1616)

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Comedies and Tragedies Written by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher Gentlemen (London, 1647), c3v.
29) Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher, Philaster, Or Love Lies A-Bleeding, ed.
much of which is performed in deliberately corny rhyming verse - is a Renaissance play by Francis Beaumont called ``The Knight of the Burning Pestle.
2 Francis Beaumont, 'The Masque of the Inner Temple and Grayes Inn', 1613, The Dramatic Works in the Beaumont and Fletcher Canon, 4 vols, ed.
Shakespeare was the company's principal dramatist (he also acted with them), but works by Ben Jonson, Thomas Dekker, and the partnership of Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher were also presented.
The four hundredth anniversary of the death of Francis Beaumont in 2016 provides an opportunity to think again about his life, and the narratives that have become attached to it.
In English Manuscript Studies 8 (2000) Hilton Kelliher, in a tour-de-force of archival investigation, offers important new manuscript evidence from the Cambridge University Archives (housed in the University Library) about the early lives of Francis Beaumont and Nathan Field, which confirms that these authors were in residence in Cambridge in 1604.
A leading English comic dramatist of his day and an important theater manager who sought to revive the vigor of Elizabethan drama with adaptations of plays by Ben Jonson and the team of Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher.
Francis Beaumont (c1584 - 1616) and John Fletcher (1579 - 1625), English dramatists.
4) James Shirley, 'To the Reader', Comedies and Tragedies Written by Francis Beaumont and Iohn Fletcher (London, 1647; Wing: B1581), A3r.
For early modern writers, the intimate could be fleeting and nonpenetrative (as in the unconsummated desire in Christopher Marlowe's Hero and Leander); nonreproductive (as in the anal pleasures of William Shakespeare's All's Well That Ends Well); surface-level (as in the sadomasochistic skin markings that create pleasure in Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher's The Maid's Tragedy); and experienced not between two individuals but among a group (as in the erotic exchanges of the cloistered nuns imagined in the anonymous The Merry Devil of Edmonton).
If Heywood's drama is one of failed "authorship," Humphrey Moseley's effort to honor dramatic collaboration in his edition of Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher's plays not only came too late -- five years after the theaters were closed -- but was, according to Brooks, a drama of inauthentic authorship.
Dyce edited the works of the dramatists George Peele, John Webster, Robert Greene, Thomas Middleton, Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher, and Christopher Marlowe.