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P. Wilson, in Plague Pamphlets, 1925. Penny- Wise Pound-Foolish; or, A Bristow Diamond Set in Two Rings and Both Cracked. 1631 ; in Selected Writings, 1968. Verse The Artillery Garden. 1616; edited by F. P. Wilson, 1952. Wars, Wars, Wars. 1628. Bibliography: Dekker: A Concise Bibliography by S. A. Tannenbaum. 19 39; supplement, 1945; supplement in Elizabethan Bibliographies Supplements 2 by D. G. Donovan, 1967; Dekker: A Bibliographical Catalogue (to 1700) by Antony F. Allison, 1972. Reading List: Dekker: A Study in Economic and Social Backgrounds by K.
From 1609 they appear to have taken over Shakespeare's duties of providing his company with one serious play and one comedy each year. Beaumont retired from the partnership in 1613 when he married an heiress. Beaumont's chief claim to artistic standing is The Knight of the Burning Pestle. As John Doebler notes in Studies in English Literature ( 1965), it burlesques the Prodigal Son theme of the popular merchant and apprentice plays with the story of a prodigal father, celebrating mirth above money.
1611; edited by Robert F. Welsh, in Plays, 1970. The Widow's Tears (produced before 1609). 1612; edited by Robert Ornstein, in Plays, 1970. ). 1613; edited by F. S. Boas, 1905. The Memorable Masque of the Middle Temple and Lincoln's Inn (produced 1613). 1613; edited by G. Blakemore Evans, in Plays, 1970. ). 1631. ). Version revised by Shirley, published 1639; edited by Ezra Lehman, 1906. Verse The Shadow of Night, Containing Two Poetical Hymns. 1594. Ovid's Banquet of Sense, a Coronet for His Mistress Philosophy, and His Amorous Zodiac.
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