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(Biography) John. ?1576–1634, English dramatist and satirist. His works include the revenge tragedies Antonio and Mellida (1602) and Antonio's Revenge (1602) and the satirical comedy The Malcontent (1604)
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John, c1575–1634, English playwright.
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The plays which Jonson produced during the following years were chiefly satirical attacks on other dramatists, especially Marston and Dekker, who retorted in kind.
John Marston, as well, has too little delicacy or reserve; he also wrote catch-as-catch-can non-dramatic satires.
Shakspere's later contemporaries, under Elizabeth and James I: Jonson, Chapman, Dekker, Heywood, Middleton, Marston, Beaumont and Fletcher, Webster.
The prisoner, on the contrary, was at that time at a lonely spot called Marston's Spinney, where he had been summoned by an anonymous note, couched in blackmailing terms, and threatening to reveal certain matters to his wife unless he complied with its demands.
My conjecture had been correct: the strangers had slipped in before us, and they now stood by the vault of the Rochesters, their backs towards us, viewing through the rails the old time-stained marble tomb, where a kneeling angel guarded the remains of Damer de Rochester, slain at Marston Moor in the time of the civil wars, and of Elizabeth, his wife.
Wolverhampton-based Marston's Beer Company has announced a renewal of their five-year sponsorship and supply partnership with Marylebone Cricket Club, the owners of Lord's Cricket Ground.
(Alliance News) - Marston's PLC on Monday said it has made two new appointments to the board, as Robin Rowland - who has been with the company for nine years - will step down as a non-executive director with effect from the end of July.
Marston's has launched a pubs work placement scheme called 'Take 5' with Changing Education.
Marston Green is now so congested I THINK that it would have been nice if Councillor Bob Sleigh and the rest of the Solihull councillors had given the same consideration that they have given to Catherine de Barnes, to the once small village of Marston Green.
The Uncertain Boundaries of John Marston's Dramatic Corpus:
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"Professor Marston and the Wonder Women" focuses on the career and controversial personal life of Harvard professor, psychologist, lawyer, and inventor William Moulton Marston (1893-1947).