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knight of the burning pestle

Francis Beaumont

knight of the burning pestle

by Francis Beaumont

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Published by Edward Arnold in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliographical footnotes.

Statementedited by John Doebler.
SeriesRegents Renaissance drama series
ContributionsDoebler, John, ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR2427 .A123 1967
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 145 p.
Number of Pages145
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5643881M
LC Control Number68076829

Money is exchanged, shoulders are shrugged and before you can say “Don Quixote,” Rafe is bedecked in noble garments, dubbed the Knight of the Burning Pestle, equipped with a phallic-looking.   The Knight of the Burning Pestle is a breath-taking comedy, hilarious and terrifying in its relevance to a post-expert world where everyone can be famous and anyone can write the story.

Full text of "The knight of the burning pestle; a play.." See other formats. Dale is playing Rafe in a successful run of The Knight of the Burning Pestle. He's proud of his acting career - but Topher, who plays Jasper, thinks something is missing in Dale’s life. They’re not really friends, and Dale is wary of reprising the one night they were not-really-friends with benefits. But he's plagued by niggling doubts - and perhaps Beaumont already provided the answers he.

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Genre/Form: Plays Comedy plays Comedies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Beaumont, Francis, Knight of the Burning Pestle. London, Benn, The erstwhile knight chooses as his heraldic charge a “burning pestle,” intended as a subtle joke to the audience suggesting a phallic symbol whose “burning” is open to interpretation, but likely would have been taken as a reference to venereal disease of the “it hurts when I pee” sort.

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The Knight enlists two players to portray his trusty squire and dwarf. The Knight sees “a gentle lady flying” and instructs his dwarf and squire to help him help her. ‎Dale is proud of how his acting career is progressing. Tonight, for instance, is the last night (at the beautiful Sam Wanamaker Playhouse) of a well-received run of Beaumont’s The Knight of the Burning Pestle, in which he plays Rafe.

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It breaks the fourth wall from its outset. The Knight of the Burning Pestle has really three plots cleverly unified in one: a frame-story concerning George the grocer, his outspoken wife Nell, and his cloddish apprentice Rafe; a mock-romantic play, The London Merchant, which parodies stock conventions and concerns Jasper Merrythought, the witty apprentice who loves Luce, Venturewell’s.

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Rafe asks). Thus the Knight of the Burning Pestle (enthusiastically improvised by Rafe) is thrust into the plot of The London Merchant. The Knight enlists two players to portray his trusty squire and dwarf. The Knight sees “a gentle lady flying” and instructs his dwarf and squire to help him help her.Other articles where The Knight of the Burning Pestle is discussed: Francis Beaumont: The Knight of the Burning Pestle parodies a then popular kind of play—sprawling, episodic, with sentimental lovers and chivalric adventures.

It opens with The Citizen and his Wife taking their places on the stage to watch “The London Merchant”—itself a satire on the work of.THE KNIGHT OF THE BURNING PESTLE AND CULTURAL ANAMORPHOSIS Lera Baker Smith SOME CRITICS CALL the perspective cabinet a curiosity rather than art and view mirror-anamorphoses as either exercises in the mastery of perspective or mere play.1 Some may also view Francis Beaumont’s The Knight of the Burning Pestle with the same doubts.2 However, toAuthor: Lera Baker Smith.