The second part of the story of Thomas Dekker and his works
‘Old Fortunas’ – Dekker’s first known play
‘The Honest Whore’, a good example of what was good and bad in Dekker’s work.
‘The Civil Wars in France’ – three parts, an introduction and a bit of a mystery.
Dekker’s debt to the Lord Chamberlin’s Men and rescue by Henslowe.
How Henslowe’s Diary shows Dekker’s incredible work rate.
The Play of Sir Thomas Moore – including a word on Shakespeare’s contribution.
‘The Shoemaker’s Holiday’, Dekker’s best surviving work
The Bishop’s Ban of 1599 and a theatrical spat.
Dekker’s account of the failure of ‘The Whore of Babylon’.
Later works, the Lord Mayor’s pageant and prison.
Last years and death in poverty.
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