The Sea-Voyage

TitleThe Sea-Voyage
Year for Search1647
Authors[Fletcher], [John](1759-1625), and [Massinger], [Philip](1583-1640)
Secondary TitleComedies and Tragedies Written by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher Gentlemen. Never printed before, And now published by the Authors Originall Copies
PaginationEach item is separately paged; The Sea Voyage is 19 pp.
Date Published1647
PublisherPtd. for Humphrey Robinson, and for Humphrey Moseley
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Satire describing an Amazonian society. The play was first performed in 1622. The Sea Voyage originates with Shakespeare’s Tempest (1611) and copies some of the scenes and wording. D’Urfey’s Commonwealth of Women (1686) is a revision of The Sea Voyage.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in The Dramatic Works of Ben Jonson, and Beaumont and Fletcher: The First Printed from the Text, and With the Notes of Peter Whalley; the Latter from the Text, and with the Notes of The Late George Colman, Esq. 4 vols. (London: Ptd. For John Stockdale, 1811), 4: 225-50; in Fifty Comedies and Tragedies. Written by Francis Beaumont & John Fletcher Gentlemen. All in one volume (London: Ptd. for J. Maddock, for John Martyn, Henry Herringman, Richard Marriot, 1679), 339-57; in The Works of Beaumont & Fletcher. Ed. Alexander Dyce. 11 vols. (London: Edward Moxon, 1845): 291-369; in The Dramatic Works in the Beaumont and Fletcher Canon. Ed. Fredson Bowers (Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, 1994), 9: 1-94 (“Textual Introduction” 3-9; “Textual Notes, etc. 79-94); and in Three Renaissance Travel Plays. The Travels of the Three English Brothers The Sea Voyage The Antipodes. Ed. Anthony Parr (Manchester, Eng.: Manchester University Press, 1995), 135-216.

Author Note

Fletcher (1759-1625). Massinger (1583-1640)

Full Text

1647 [Fletcher, John (1759-1625) and Philip Massinger (1583-1640)]. The Sea-Voyage. In Comedies and Tragedies Written by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher Gentlemen. Never printed before, And now published by the Authors Originall Copies. London: Ptd. for Humphrey Robinson, and for Humphrey Moseley. Each item is separately paged; The Sea Voyage is 19 pp. Rpt. in The Dramatic Works of Ben Jonson, and Beaumont and Fletcher: The First Printed from the Text, and With the Notes of Peter Whalley; the Latter from the Text, and with the Notes of The Late George Colman, Esq. 4 vols. (London: Ptd. For John Stockdale, 1811), 4: 225-50; in Fifty Comedies and Tragedies. Written by Francis Beaumont & John Fletcher Gentlemen. All in one volume (London: Ptd. for J. Maddock, for John Martyn, Henry Herringman, Richard Marriot, 1679), 339-57; in The Works of Beaumont & Fletcher. Ed. Alexander Dyce. 11 vols. (London: Edward Moxon, 1845): 291-369; in The Dramatic Works in the Beaumont and Fletcher Canon. Ed. Fredson Bowers (Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, 1994), 9: 1-94 (“Textual Introduction” 3-9; “Textual Notes, etc. 79-94); and in Three Renaissance Travel Plays. The Travels of the Three English Brothers The Sea Voyage The Antipodes. Ed. Anthony Parr (Manchester, Eng.: Manchester University Press, 1995), 135-216.

Satire describing an Amazonian society. The play was first performed in 1622. The Sea Voyage originates with Shakespeare’s Tempest (1611) and copies some of the scenes and wording. D’Urfey’s Commonwealth of Women (1686) is a revision of The Sea Voyage.