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Title: Mandrakes and Whiblins in 'The Honest Whore'
Authors: Daalder, Joost
Moore, Antony Telford
Keywords: Renaissance
Drama
English Literature
Poetry
Drama
English
Issue Date: 1997
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill
Citation: Daalder, Joost and Moore, Antony Telford 1997. Mandrakes and Whiblins in 'The Honest Whore'. Studies in Philology, 94 (4), 494-507.
Abstract: In Act I, scene ii of Thomas Dekker's The Honest Whore (1604), there occurs a dialogue between Viola, the wife of the linen-draper Candido, and her brother Fustigo. Fustigo comments that Candido must be either a mandrake or a whiblin. Daalder considers the context in detail in order to evaluate the correct meanings ascribed to these terms in the text.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2328/25603
ISSN: 0039-3738
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