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Among the twenty-one plays registered by Marriott in late 1653 occurs:
  
 
:The Eunuch a Tragedy
 
:The Eunuch a Tragedy
 
:Heminge, William.  ''The Plays and Poems of William Heminge'', ed. Carol A. Morley.  Madison: Farleigh Dickinson University Press, 2006.
 
 
  
 
==Theatrical Provenance==
 
==Theatrical Provenance==

Revision as of 09:32, 9 December 2009

William Heminge (c.1633-4) (not lost)

Historical Records

Marriott's List (1653)

Among the twenty-one plays registered by Marriott in late 1653 occurs:

The Eunuch a Tragedy

Theatrical Provenance

Queen Henrietta's Men


Probable Genre(s)

Tragedy


Possible Narrative and Dramatic Sources or Analogues

n/a


References to the Play

n/a


Critical Commentary

Bentley, Greg, and, most recently, Carol Morley have convincingly identified this lost play as William Heminge's The Fatal Contract, printed by "J.M.", probably John Marriott, in 1653. See Marriott's List (1653) for details and discussion.


For What It's Worth

Works Cited

Heminge, William. The Plays and Poems of William Heminge, ed. Carol A. Morley. Madison: Farleigh Dickinson University Press, 2006.


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