CONTENTS FRANCIS BEAUMONT JOHN FLETCHER THE MAIDS TRAGEDY.... PHILASTER . . . . . . THE WILD-GOOSE CHASE . . . THIERRY AND THEODORET THE KNIGHT OF THE BURNING PESTLE PAGI vi. 99 193 291 379 FTANCIS FLETCHER. I. N the whole range of English literature, search it from Chaucer till to-day, there is no figure more fascinating or more worthy ofattention than the mysterious double personality ofBeaumont and Fletcher. Whether webow to the sentiment of the first Editor who, though he knew the secret of the poets, yet, since never parted while they lived, conceived it not equit able to separate their ashes, and so refuse to think of them apart whether we adopt the legendary union of the comrade poets who dwelt on the Bankside, who lived and worked together, their thoughts no less in common than the cloak and bed, oer which tradition has grown fond whether we think of them as of two minds so married that to divorce or disunite them were a sacrilegious deed or whether we yield to d...
Number Of Pages: 512
Published: 9th October 2007
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