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The Knight of the Burning Pestle

This volume presents a fresh new edition of the most important play by one of Shakespeare’s most creative contemporaries. Francis Beaumont’s The Knight of the Burning Pestle is a free-wheeling, satirical romp through the world of early modern theatre. Hilarious, outrageous, and unpredictable, Beaumont’s comedy confounded its first audiences but has since been recognized as…

Ancient, Medieval, & Renaissance Literature

ANCIENT, MEDIEVAL, & RENAISSANCE LITERATURE The Odyssey: Selections (8th C BCE) HomerThe Apology and Related Dialogues (4th C BCE) PlatoThe Trojan Women(4th C BCE) EuripidesOld English Poetry: An Anthology (BABL Edition)*The Medieval Bestiary in English (10th-13th Century)Beowulf, second edition (c.1000)Beowulf, second edition. Facing Page Translation (c.1000)The Four Branches of The Mabinogi (c.1100)The History of the Kings…