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Rowley, William 1585?-1642?

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Works: 379 works in 1,807 publications in 7 languages and 28,558 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Comedy plays  Young adult works  Bibliographies  Television plays  Television adaptations 
Roles: Author, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PR2714, 822.3
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Most widely held works about William Rowley
 
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The changeling by Thomas Middleton( Book )

227 editions published between 1653 and 2019 in 8 languages and held by 5,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacobean psychological tragedy in verse. In love with another, a fickle woman has her fiancé murdered by a deformed servant who loves her
A woman killed with kindness and other domestic plays by Thomas Heywood( )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This unique edition brings together four plays concerned with 'domestic' themes: Arden of Faversham, Heywood's A Woman Killed with Kindness and The English Traveller, and Dekker, Rowley and Ford's The Witch of Edmonton. Texts are in modern spelling, accompanied by a critical introduction, wide-ranging annotation and bibliography. - ;Arden of Faversham * A Woman Killed with Kindness * The Witch of Edmonton * The English Traveller. In about 1590, an unknown dramatist had the idea of writing a tragedy about the lives of ordinary people, instead of the genre's usual complement of kings and queens
English drama, 1580-1642 by Tucker Brooke( Book )

1 edition published in 1933 in English and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The witch of Edmonton by William Rowley( Book )

67 editions published between 1658 and 2021 in English and German and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The play, based on a sensational witchcraft trial of 1621, presents Mother Sawyer and her local community in the grip of a witch-mania reflecting popular belief and superstition of the time ..."--Back cover
The Spanish gipsie : as it was acted (with great applause) at the Privat House in Drury-Lane, and Salisbury Court by Thomas Middleton( )

35 editions published between 1653 and 1976 in English and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabethan and Stuart plays by Charles Read Baskervill( Book )

2 editions published between 1934 and 1962 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The birth of Merlin, or, The childe hath found his father : as it hath been several times acted with great applause by William Rowley( )

45 editions published between 1662 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Birmingham Shakespeare Library. The ascription to Shakespeare is not generally accepted. Reproduction of original in Huntington Library. (marc) 13510839. (stc) Wing R2096. (vid) 99843. (DLPS) A57763.0001.001. http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A57763.0001.001. http://quod.lib.umich.edu/t/text/accesspolicy.html. This keyboarded and encoded edition of the work described above is co-owned by the institutions providing financial support to the Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership. Searching, reading, printing, or downloading EEBO-TCP texts is reserved for the authorized users of these project partner institutions. Permission must be granted for subsequent distribution, in print or electronically, of this text, in whole or in part. Please contact project staff at eebotcp-info@umich.edu for further information or permissions. Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
The changeling : as it was acted (with great applause) at the Privat house in Drury-Lane, and Salisbury Court by Thomas Middleton( )

28 editions published between 1653 and 1976 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cure for a cuckold : a pleasant comedy by John Webster( )

40 editions published between 1661 and 1954 in English and Undetermined and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Thracian wonder : a comical history as it hath been several times acted with great applause by John Webster( )

26 editions published between 1661 and 1964 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacobean and Caroline comedies by Robert Gilford Lawrence( Book )

3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The excellent comedy called, the old law, or, A new way to please you by Philip Massinger( )

21 editions published between 1656 and 1995 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fair quarrel by Thomas Middleton( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacobean tragedies by A. H Gomme( Book )

6 editions published between 1969 and 1989 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The five plays in this volume are among the most interesting of the quantities that have survived from the reign of King James I, the most prolific period of English dramatic writing. They show something of the variety of types attempted within the field of tragedy and tragicomedy, and present the different outlooks of at least four and possibly five dramatists.--Adapted from introduction
Classics of the Renaissance theater : seven English plays by J. Dennis Huston( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new wonder, a woman never vext : a pleasant conceited comedy: sundry times acted ; never before printed by William Rowley( )

43 editions published between 1632 and 1954 in English and Undetermined and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In verse. Printer's name from STC. With a tail-piece on L2r. Variant: lacking tail-piece. Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery. (marc) 99851489. (stc) STC (2nd ed.) 21423. (stc) Greg, II, 460. (vid) 16763. (DLPS) A11153.0001.001. http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A11153.0001.001. http://quod.lib.umich.edu/t/text/accesspolicy.html. This keyboarded and encoded edition of the work described above is co-owned by the institutions providing financial support to the Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership. Searching, reading, printing, or downloading EEBO-TCP texts is reserved for the authorized users of these project partner institutions. Permission must be granted for subsequent distribution, in print or electronically, of this text, in whole or in part. Please contact project staff at eebotcp-info@umich.edu for further information or permissions
A merrie and pleasant comedy, never before printed, called A shoo-maker a gentleman by William Rowley( )

29 editions published between 1638 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fortune by land and sea : a tragi-comedy, as it was acted with great applause by the Queens servants by Thomas Heywood( )

17 editions published between 1655 and 1964 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reproduction of original in Huntington Library. (marc) 12253576. (stc) Wing H1783. (vid) 57229. (DLPS) A43595.0001.001. http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A43595.0001.001. http://quod.lib.umich.edu/t/text/accesspolicy.html. This keyboarded and encoded edition of the work described above is co-owned by the institutions providing financial support to the Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership. Searching, reading, printing, or downloading EEBO-TCP texts is reserved for the authorized users of these project partner institutions. Permission must be granted for subsequent distribution, in print or electronically, of this text, in whole or in part. Please contact project staff at eebotcp-info@umich.edu for further information or permissions. Rowley, William, 1585?-1642?
The old law by Thomas Middleton( Book )

16 editions published between 1656 and 2007 in English and Multiple languages and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeenth century English comedy about the law
A tragedy called All's lost by lust by William Rowley( )

30 editions published between 1633 and 1953 in English and Undetermined and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A woman killed with kindness and other domestic plays
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A woman killed with kindness and other domestic playsThe witch of EdmontonThe birth of Merlin, or, The childe hath found his father : as it hath been several times acted with great applauseThe changeling : a critical readerThomas Middleton and William Rowley : the changelingOld law by thomas middleton and william rowley
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