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Eros and power in English Renaissance drama : five plays by Marlowe, Davenant, Massinger, Ford and Shakespeare / edited by Curtis Perry.

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    9780786431656 (softcover : alk. paper), 0786431652 (softcover : alk. paper)

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    vi, 549 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 541-545) and index. Formatted contents note: Edward the second / by Christopher Marlowe -- Measure for measure / by William Shakespeare -- The Duke of Milan / by Philip Massinger -- The cruel brother / by William Davenant -- Love's sacrifice / by John Ford. Summary, etc: "The volume contains fully annotated and modernized versions of Marlowe's Edward II, Shakespeare's Measure for measure, Massinger's The Duke of Milan, Davenant's The cruel brother, and Ford's Love's sacrifice. The editor provides an introduction, initial discussion, and selected illustration(s) for each play, along with an introduction to erotic politics and the Renaissance-era political mentality"--Provided by publisher.