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A Critical Edition of The Play of the Wether

1st Edition

By John Heywood

Edited by Vicki Knudsen Robinson


374 pages

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Published in 1987: The Play of the Wether is an English interlude or morality play from the early Tudor period. represents the Roman deity Jupiter on earth asking mortals to make cases for their preferred weather following heavenly dissension among the gods. It is the first published play to nominate "The Vice" on its title page.

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1. Editions 2. Historical background 3. Dating 4. Source s 5. Theme 6. Characterization 7. The Vice 8. Language and Verse

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