A king and no king is a jacobean era stage play a tragicomedy written by francis beaumont and john fletcher and first published in 1619it has traditionally been among the most highly praised and popular works in the canon of fletcher and his collaborators the plays title became almost proverbial by the middle of the 17th century and was used repeatedly in the polemical literature of the . Other articles where a king and no king is discussed john fletcher a king and no king show most clearly in the last the emergence of most of the features that distinguish the fletcherian mode from that of shakespeare george chapman or john webster the remote often pseudohistorical fairy tale setting the clear smooth speech rising to great emotional. Title a king and no king authors francis beaumont and john fletcher date c 1611 genre tragicomedy language difficulty rating 5 moderate setting iberia and armenia the most obviously captivating feature of the a king and no king is the presence of incestuous love this was neither the first nor last play of the era to focus on the agonies of this unspeakable taboo. Bst is excited to pair fords gruesome tragedy with beaumont and fletchers rarely performed tragicomedy a king and no king runs approximately two hours ten minutes including a ten minute intermission cast and creative jenna berk ligones ensemble for bst clarence ratcliffe dorset richard iii snug the joiner a midsummer nights dream the jailers daughter the two noble
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