Burtonian melancholy in the plays of John Ford.
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Burtonian melancholy in the plays of John Ford.

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Published by Univ. Microfilms Int. in Ann Arbor .
Written in English


  • Ford, John, -- b. ca 1586.,
  • Burton, Robert, -- 1577-1640.

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Reprinted fromPrinceton University Press edition, 1940.

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Open LibraryOL13972640M

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The Lover's Melancholy is an early Caroline era stage play, a tragicomedy written by John the dating of the works in Ford's canon is very uncertain, this play has sometimes been regarded as "Ford's first unaided drama," an anticipation of what would follow through the remainder of his playwriting career. It is certainly the earliest of his works to appear in print. John Ford (baptised 17 April c. ?) was an English Jacobean and Caroline playwright and poet born in Ilsington in Devon in Ford left home to study in London, although more specific details are unclear a sixteen-year-old John Ford of Devon was admitted to Exeter College, Oxford on 26 March , but this was when the dramatist had not yet reached his /5(13). The Anatomy of Melancholy (full title: The Anatomy of Melancholy, What it is: With all the Kinds, Causes, Symptomes, Prognostickes, and Several Cures of Three Maine Partitions with their several Sections, Members, and Subsections. Philosophically, Medicinally, Historically, Opened and Cut Up) is a book by Robert Burton, first published in , but republished five more Author: Robert Burton. Andromana, or The Merchant's Wife is a mid-seventeenth-century stage play, a tragedy first published in It has attracted scholarly attention for the questions of its authorship and the influence of its sources. The play's date of authorship is unknown with certainty, and has been estimated in the –60 era, during the English Civil War and the Interregnum when the .

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In addition to his plays, John Ford published two long poems and three prose pamphlets. Fame’s Memorial: Or, The Earl of Devonshire Deceased () is . Footnotes 1. All citations from The Lovers Melancholy are to John Fordes Dramatische Werke, ed. W. Bang, Materials for the Study of Old English Drama, Series I, Vol. 23 (Louvain, ). This is a literal reprint of the original quarto which includes no scene divisions. For convenience, I cite the scene divisions of the Mermaid text, John Ford, Three Plays, ed. Havelock Ellis, new ed. . Burtonian melancholy in the plays of John Ford. New York: Octagon Books. Google Scholar. The book of common prayer, Chen M. () Mending People’s Broken Hearts: The Fashioning of Rulership in John Ford’s The Broken Heart. In: So F. (eds) Perceiving Power in Early Modern Europe. Palgrave Macmillan, New : Ming-hsiu Chen.   John Ford, (baptized Ap , Ilsington, Devon, Eng.—died ?), English dramatist of the Caroline period, whose revenge tragedies are characterized by certain scenes of austere beauty, insight into human passions, and poetic diction of a high order.. In Ford was admitted to the Middle Temple (a training college for lawyers), and he remained there, except .