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Campaspe and Sappho and Phao : John Lyly - David Bevington

Campaspe and Sappho and Phao

John Lyly

Paperback Published: 11th March 1999
ISBN: 9780719031007
Number Of Pages: 307

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One of a series of play texts by Elizabethan and Jacobean dramatists other than Shakespeare, this volume discusses the plays "Campaspe" and "Sappho and Phao" by John Lyly. The series aims to throw light on the plays and to offer views of the plays that have been neglected in the past.

General Editors' Prefacep. vii
Prefacep. ix
Abbreviationsp. xi
This Editionp. xv
Biography of Lylyp. xix
Introduction to Campaspe
The textp. 1
Date and authorshipp. 4
Sources and traditionsp. 5
Dramaturgyp. 16
Stagingp. 27
Performancep. 33
Notesp. 39
Campaspe (For the Songs, see Appendix)p. 45
Introduction to Sappho and Phao
The textp. 141
Date and authorshipp. 150
Sources and traditionsp. 152
Allegoryp. 164
The comedy of courtshipp. 172
The language of playp. 175
Dramaturgy and stagingp. 181
Notesp. 191
Sappho and Phaop. 197
The Songs in Campaspe and Sappho and Phaop. 301
Glossarial Index to the Commentaryp. 304
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ISBN: 9780719031007
ISBN-10: 0719031001
Series: Revels Plays
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 307
Published: 11th March 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.44 x 13.69  x 2.59
Weight (kg): 0.4