The Antipodes: A Comedie. Acted in the yeare 1638 by the Queenes Majesties Servants, at Salisbury Court in Fleet-street

TitleThe Antipodes: A Comedie. Acted in the yeare 1638 by the Queenes Majesties Servants, at Salisbury Court in Fleet-street
Year for Search1640
AuthorsBrome, Richard(1590-1652)
Date Published1640
PublisherPtd. by J. Okes, for Francis Constable
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Comedy in which a man and a woman have their fantasies encouraged. The man’s fantasies come mostly from The Travels of Sir John Mandeville (14th c). Includes a comedy of reversal in which women rule men and the people rule the magistrates. See also 1652 Brome.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. London: Ptd. by J. Okes, for Francis Constable, 1646; in The Dramatic Works of Richard Brome Containing Fifteen Comedies Now First Collected in Three Volumes. London: John Pearson, 1873. Vol. 3 is a rpt. of Brome’s Five Plays, Viz.: The Northern Lasse. The Sparagus Garden. The Antipodes [225-340]. A Jovial Crew. The Queen’s Exchange. London: np, nd; ed. Ann Haaker. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1966; ed. Anthony Parr in Three Renaissance Travel Plays: The Travels of the Three English Brothers The Sea Voyage The Antipodes (Manchester, Eng.: Manchester University Press, 1995), 217-326; and ed. David Scott Kasan and Richard Proudfoot. New York: Globe Education and Theatre Arts Books/Routledge, 2000.

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Author Note

(1590-1652)

Full Text

1640 Brome, Richard (1590-1652). The Antipodes: A Comedie. Acted in the yeare 1638 by the Queenes Majesties Servants, at Salisbury Court in Fleet-street. London: Ptd. by J. Okes, for Francis Constable. Rpt. London: Ptd. by J. Okes, for Francis Constable, 1646; in The Dramatic Works of Richard Brome Containing Fifteen Comedies Now First Collected in Three Volumes. London: John Pearson, 1873. Vol. 3 is a rpt. of Brome’s Five Plays, Viz.: The Northern Lasse. The Sparagus Garden. The Antipodes [225-340]. A Jovial Crew. The Queen’s Exchange. London: np, nd; ed. Ann Haaker. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1966; ed. Anthony Parr in Three Renaissance Travel Plays: The Travels of the Three English Brothers The Sea Voyage The Antipodes (Manchester, Eng.: Manchester University Press, 1995), 217-326; and ed. David Scott Kasan and Richard Proudfoot. New York: Globe Education and Theatre Arts Books/Routledge, 2000. HRC, L

Comedy in which a man and a woman have their fantasies encouraged. The man’s fantasies come mostly from The Travels of Sir John Mandeville (14th c). Includes a comedy of reversal in which women rule men and the people rule the magistrates. See also 1652 Brome.