Comic Drama in the Low Countries C.1450-1560

    Comic Drama in the Low Countries C.1450-1560

    A Critical Anthology

    Ben Parsons; Bas Jongenelen

    DS Brewer 2012

    Hardback 307pp

    9781843842910   Product Code: 23093

    This collection of five dramatic monologues and five farces, translated by Parsons and Jongenelen, aims to give a sense of the diversity of comic drama in the early modern Netherlands. In their introduction the editors discuss the extraordinary importance of comedy and its social function in this crucial period of the Low Countries' history, and they provide detailed introductions and notes for each text. No jacket.

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