Recent Submissions

  • Madness in Parts 1 and 2 of 'The honest whore': a case for close reading 

    Daalder, Joost (Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association, 1996-11)
    The first section of this essay will advance reasons why it is impossible to understand madness in Dekker's 1 and 2 The Honest Whore (c. 1604) without a close textual reading of the kind which some critics call 'old-fashioned' ...
  • The Honest Whore, Part 2 

    Dekker, Thomas; Daalder, Joost (Editor); Hirsch, Brett D (Internet Shakespeare Editions, University of Victoria, 2015-04-04)
    The original printed text of 2 The Honest Whore on which any modern edition is based offers few problems. In the case of 1 The Honest Whore, however, there are two significantly different texts, both issued in 1604, viz. ...
  • The Honest Whore, Part 1 

    Dekker, Thomas; Middleton, Thomas; Daalder, Joost (Editor); Hirsch, Brett D (Editor) (Internet Shakespeare Editions, University of Victoria, 2015-04-04)
    Editor's introduction: The original printed text of 2 The Honest Whore on which any modern edition is based offers few problems. In the case of 1 The Honest Whore, however, there are two significantly different texts, both ...
  • Mandrakes and Whiblins in 'The Honest Whore' 

    Daalder, Joost; Telford Moore, Antony (The University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 1997)
    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 ...
  • Emending “The Changeling” 

    Daalder, Joost (Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand, 1989)
    This article offers further discussion of considerations arising from editing "The Changeling": an earlier article entitled 'Punctuating "The Changeling"' examined punctuation in the F.W. Bawcutt edition of 1958, while ...
  • Punctuating “The Changeling” 

    Daalder, Joost (Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand, 1989)
    "The Changeling" was written by Thomas Middleton and William Rowley in 1622. No manuscript of the play survives, and the earliest printed version dates from 1653, several years after both dramatists had died. The publication ...
  • ‘A jail, a jail’ in Dekker’s "2 Honest Whore”, 

    Daalder, Joost (Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand, 1996)
    The text of Thomas Dekker's '2 Honest Whore' contains a number of errors which one would expect in a quarto of this kind - in essence publishing errors. This brief paper discusses one such error, crediting Alexander Dyce ...
  • Breaking the Rules: Editorial Problems in Dekker and Middleton's "The Honest Whore, Part I". 

    Daalder, Joost; Telford Moore, Antony (Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand, 1996)
    The immediate aim of this article is three-fold: to give a reappraisal of some of the most important evidence relating to the textual history of "The Honest Whore, Part I" (STC 6501, 6501a, 6502); to present new evidence ...
  • New Variants in the First Part of Dekker's "The Honest Whore" 

    Daalder, Joost; Telford Moore, Antony (Oxford University Press, 1995)
    The first part of "The Honest Whore" has an intriguing textual history. Two quarto editions of the play appeared in 1604. Both bear the imprint of Valentine Simmes, yet each appears to have been the work of no less than ...
  • Review of 'Drama and the Market in the Age of Shakespeare' by Douglas Bruster 

    Daalder, Joost (Oxford University Press, 1995)
    Review of Douglas Bruster's book, 'Drama and the Market in the Age of Shakespeare' (Cambridge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture 1). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992.