The rise of Simon Eyre, shoemaker, to the office of Lord Mayor provided Dekker with the material for one of the most festive of London comedies. This is no urban satire in the Jonsonian vein, but a cheerfully idealistic - yet by no means na?ve - celebration of civic social ethos and the culture of the Elizabethan 'middling sort'. Set largely in and around Eyre's workshop, the play provides a happy ending for the earl's son who disguises himself a...
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Auteur: Thomas Dekker
Co-auteur: Thomas Dekker
Uitgever: A & C Black Publishers Ltd