The Female Rebellion: A Tragicomedy. From a MS. In the Hunterian Museum University of Glasgow

TitleThe Female Rebellion: A Tragicomedy. From a MS. In the Hunterian Museum University of Glasgow
Year for Search1650
Authors[Birkhead], [Henry] 1617?-96)
Date Published1872
PublisherPrinted for Private Circulation
Place PublishedGlasgow, Scot.
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

The play presents a conflicted Amazonian society where the main body of Amazons plot to overthrow their queen as being too soft. While she is overthrown, she then is restored and marries.

Info Notes

50 copy ed. Presented by A[lexander] S[mith]. The autograph ms. is at the Bodleian Library at MS Tanner 466. The Glasgow ms. is assumed to have been made by the author’s sister.

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

(1617?-96)

Full Text

[1650?] [Birkhead, Henry] (1617?-96). The Female Rebellion: A Tragicomedy. From a MS. In the Hunterian Museum University of Glasgow. [MS Hunter 635 (T.5.21)]. Glasgow, Scot.: Printed for Private Circulation, 1872. 50 copy ed. Presented by A[lexander] S[mith]. The autograph ms. is at the Bodleian Library at MS Tanner 466. The Glasgow ms. is assumed to have been made by the author’s sister. L, O

The play presents a conflicted Amazonian society where the main body of Amazons plot to overthrow their queen as being too soft. While she is overthrown, she then is restored and marries.