The Lady-Errant. A Tragi-Comedy

TitleThe Lady-Errant. A Tragi-Comedy
Year for Search1651
AuthorsCartwright, William(1611-43)
Date Published1651
PublisherPtd. for Humphrey Moseley
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Brief satirical description of an intended women’s Parliament in Cyprus when most of the men are absent fighting in a war.

Additional Publishers

The publication information is from the separate title page for the play in his Comedies Tragi-Comedies, With other Poems. London: Ptd. for Humphrey Moseley, 1651, which, although it probably had been staged between 1634 and 1637, was the play’s first publication. Rpt. in The Plays and Poems Of William Cartwright. Ed. G. Blakemore Evans (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1951), 89-161 with the editor’s “Introduction” (81-88) and “Textual Notes” to the play (575-87).

Author Note

(1611-43)

Full Text

1651 Cartwright, William (1611-43). The Lady-Errant. A Tragi-Comedy. London: Ptd. for Humphrey Moseley. This is the separate title page for the play in his Comedies Tragi-Comedies, With other Poems. London: Ptd. for Humphrey Moseley, 1651, which, although it probably had been staged between 1634 and 1637, was the play’s first publication. Rpt. in The Plays and Poems Of William Cartwright. Ed. G. Blakemore Evans (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1951), 89-161 with the editor’s “Introduction” (81-88) and “Textual Notes” to the play (575-87).

Brief satirical description of an intended women’s Parliament in Cyprus when most of the men are absent fighting in a war.