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Published by Twayne Publishers in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Peele, George, 1556-1596.,
  • Dramatists, English -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 229-241.

Statementby Leonard R. N. Ashley.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR2736 .A9
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p.
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5609676M
LC Control Number68017242

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Braunmuller, A.R., George Peele. Boston: Twayne, © George Peele. New York, Twayne Publishers [©] (OCoLC) Named Person: George Peele; George Peele; George Peele; George Peele: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Leonard R N Ashley. At times, plot virtually evaporated; George Peele’s Old Wives’ Tale (c. ) and Nashe’s Summer’s Last Will and Testament () are simply popular shows, charming medleys of . The joke book The Merry Conceited Jests of George Peele had nothing to do with his poetry and little, except by way of innuendo and inconsequential pleasantry, with George Peele. Peele as nondramatic author is virtually unknown today. It is the plays, particularly The Old Wife's Tale, that interest critics and occasionally producers. The entertainments receive some attention from historians .

The book provided source material for the play The Puritan, one of the works of the Shakespeare Apocrypha. Peele died "of the pox," according to Francis Meres, and was buried on 9 November One of the eight boarding houses at the Horsham campus is now named Peele after George Peele and as a commemoration to the work of the Peele family with the ancient foundation of the Christs . David Bevington's volume on George Peele looks at the literary achievement of that dramatist and author, who was born in London some time around , was educated at Oxford, and returned to London to become a prolific writer until his death in He died at the age of forty, in poverty, and was never far from the threat of debtors' prison throughout his adult life. GEORGE PEELE ( - c. ), English dramatist, was born in London in His father, who appears to have belonged to a Devonshire family, was clerk of Christ's Hospital, and wrote two treatises on book-keeping. Book Description David Bevington's volume on George Peele looks at the literary achievement of that dramatist and author, who was born in London some time around , was educated at Oxford, and returned to London to become a prolific writer until his death in