Cover: The Drinking Academy: A Play by Thomas Randolph, from Harvard University PressCover: The Drinking Academy in E-DITION

The Drinking Academy

A Play by Thomas Randolph

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674435261

Publication Date: 01/01/1930

64 pages

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This play by the well-known seventeenth-century playwright and poet, Thomas Randolph, is not included in any of his published works. Here it is edited critically for the first time from the holograph MS. in the Henry E. Huntington Library. Besides the Introduction, which discusses problems connected with the play and the MS., there are full textual and explanatory notes as well as a Word List to facilitate comparison with Randolph’s vocabulary in his acknowledged works. There are two photographic facsimiles of the MS.

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