Re: Late Elizabethan/Jacobean
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.0551 Thursday, 20 March 2003
From: Abigail Quart <
Date: Wednesday, 19 Mar 2003 11:06:02 -0500
Subject: 14.0533 Late Elizabethan/Jacobean Query
Comment: RE: SHK 14.0533 Late Elizabethan/Jacobean Query
The Malcontent! Do The Malcontent by Marston.
The protagonist is an insult comedian. There's a delicious speech where
he comforts the usurper of his throne (what do non-kings sit on?) by
assuring him that all the truly great men have been cuckolds.
It's my favorite.
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