First published in 1988, this book offers a critical examination of William Rowley's 1632 play, A New Wonder, A Woman Never Vexed, including chapters on structure and technique, themes, critical history and staging.
Table of Contents
1. The Publisher and the Printer. 2. Printing. 3. The Printer's Copy. 4. The Title-Page. Sources. The Foster Family. The Play. Structure and Technique. Themes. Style. Critical History. Staging. Stage History and Adaptations. 1. Early Stage History. 2. Planche's Adaptations: The Widow of Cornhill. This Edition. Notes. A New Wonder, A Woman Never Vext.