Parsing the City: Jonson, Middleton, Dekker, and City by Heather Easterling

By Heather Easterling

Parsing the City updates our figuring out of Jacobean urban comedy’s discursive function in its London society. operating with 3 significant performs through Ben Jonson and Thomas Middleton and Thomas Dekker, this book develops an up to date studying of Jacobean urban comedy as a dramatic subgenre whose engagement with early smooth London used to be centrally linguistic and semiotic-- its performs staging and interrogating the town as a sequence of languages and language difficulties.

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