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ISBN:
0859670252
Author:
Robert Greene
Category:
Dramas & Plays
Language:
English
Publisher:
University of Nebraska Press; Facsim.of 1594 Ed edition (1973)
Pages:
72 pages
EPUB book:
1996 kb
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1893 kb
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1141 kb
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Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay, originally entitled The Honorable Historie of Frier Bacon and Frier Bongay, is an Elizabethan era stage play, a comedy written by Robert Greene.

Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay, originally entitled The Honorable Historie of Frier Bacon and Frier Bongay, is an Elizabethan era stage play, a comedy written by Robert Greene. Widely regarded as Greene's best and most significant play, it has received more critical attention than any other of Greene's dramas.

Robert Greene (1558–1592) was the author of romances, pamphlets, lyrics, and plays. He was educated at Cambridge and Oxford, and led a remarkably irresponsible and dissolute life. The comedy Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay was probably written and produced around 1589, and was first printed in 1594.

Robert Greene (1558-1592) was the author of romances, pamphlets, lyrics, and plays. He was educated at Cambridge and Oxford has been added to your Cart.

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Greene is believed to have been a pupil at Norwich Grammar School and then attended Cambridge receiving his . In addition to his prose works, Greene also wrote several plays, none of them published in his lifetime, including ‘The Scottish History of James IV’, ‘Alphonsus’, and his greatest popular success, ‘Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay’, as well as ‘Orlando Furioso’, based on Ludovico Ariosto's Orlando Furioso. Read whenever, wherever.

Now, jolly friar, tell us, is this the book That Burden is so careful to look on; BACON. Bungay utters his spell and a golden tree rises from the ground, with a dragon in its branches, spitting out fire. Friar Bungay steps back and Vandermast comes forward.

Friar Bacon was probably written in 1589, but because we lack definite evidence, its exact date must remain in doubt. Greene Alphonsus, generally considered his first play, was written shortly after Marlowe Tamburlaine, which dates from late 1587 or very early in the following year. Greene Alphonsus, generally considered his first play, was written shortly after Marlowe Tamburlaine, which dates from late 1587 or very early in the following year

Robert Greene (1558-1592) was the author of romances, pamphlets, lyrics, and plays.

Greene, Robert, 1558?-1592. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Trent University Library Donation. Internet Archive Books.

Complete summary of Robert Greene's Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay.