In Milan, at the funeral of Infelice, daughter of Duke Gasparo, Count Hippolito refused to be restrained by his friend Matheo. Frantic with grief over the death of his beloved, he accused her.
With three interweaving comic plots, The Honest Whore careens irreverently through every strata of Milanese society (as a thinly-disguised stand in for the underworld of Jacobean London). A prostitute named Bellafront falls in love with the courtier Hippolito, but devoted to the memory of his beloved, Hippolito spurns her.
Part One of THE HONEST WHORE must have been successful on the stage, for Dekker very quickly followed it with a sequel, written entirely by himself. He was obviously endeavoring to capitalize on.
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The Honest Whore, Parts 1 and 2: Introduction; The Honest Whore, Parts 1 and 2: Analysis of the Plays; The Honest Whore, Parts 1 and 2: The Plays in Performance; The Honest Whore, Parts 1 and 2: Textual Introduction; The Honest Whore, Parts 1 and 2: Appendices; Texts of this edition. The Honest Whore, Part 2, Modern; The Honest Whore, Part 2.
Honest Whore, in which Middleton assisted Dekker is tedious and unpleasing, although it is briefly redeemed by a neat reversal allowing women to score a rare triumph over misogynous men.
The Honest Whore, Parts 1 and 2: Analysis of the Plays; The Honest Whore, Parts 1 and 2: The Plays in Performance; The Honest Whore, Parts 1 and 2: Textual Introduction; The Honest Whore, Parts 1 and 2: Appendices; Texts of this Edition The Honest Whore, Part 1, Modern; The Honest Whore, Part 1, Quarto 1, 1604 (Old-spelling transcription) The Honest Whore, Part 1, Quarto 2, 1604 (Old-spelling.
Of the nine surviving plays that are entirely Dekker’s work, probably the best-known are The Shoemakers Holiday (1600) and The Honest Whore, Part 2 (1630). These plays are typical of his work in their use of the moralistic tone of traditional drama, in the rush of their prose, in their boisterousness, and in their mixture of realistic detail with a romanticized plot. Dekker’s ear for.
Summary The play is set in Milan and has 3 main storylines. In the first the Duke of Milan has feigned his daughter Infelice's death so that she can end her relationship with Hipolito, who he detests since he is the son of an old enemy.
He wrote for Worcester's Men for a time, then returned to the Admiral's Men (now patronized by Prince Henry) to produce The Honest Whore, an apparent success.
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Plays by Thomas Dekker The shoemaker's holiday -- The honest whore, pts l-2 -- Old Fortunatus -- The witch of Edmonton. Edited, with an introduction and notes by Ernest Rhys.
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