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  • Title: The Honest Whore, Parts 1 and 2: Abbreviations
  • Author: Joost Daalder
  • ISBN: 978-1-55058-490-5

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    The Honest Whore, Parts 1 and 2: Abbreviations

    Abbreviations

    The place of publication is London, unless otherwise indicated.

    Editions of The Honest Whore, Parts 1 and 2, and Other Works by Dekker

    Throughout, 1HW = The Honest Whore, Part 1 (1604); and 2HW = The Honest Whore, Part 2 (c.1605).

    Bellman
    The Bellman of London (1608), in Grosart, vol. 3.
    Bowers
    Fredson Bowers, ed., The Dramatic Works of Thomas Dekker (Cambridge, 1955; rev. 1964). 1HW and 2HW occur in vol. 2. Unless indicated otherwise, references to other plays by Dekker are to this edition.
    de Somogyi
    Nick de Somogyi, ed., The Honest Whore (1998).
    Dodsley 1
    R. Dodsley, ed., A Select Collection of Old Plays, vol. 2 (1744). (1HW only.)
    Dodsley 2
    Isaac Reed, ed., R. Dodsley, A Select Collection of Old Plays, vol. 3 (1780).
    Dodsley 3
    J.P. Collier, ed., R. Dodsley, A Select Collection of Old Plays, vol. 3 (1825).
    Dyce
    Alexander Dyce, ed., The Works of Thomas Middleton, vol. 3 (1840).
    Four Birds
    Four Birds of Noah’s Ark (1609); in Grosart, vol. 5.
    Grosart
    A.B. Grosart, ed., The Non-Dramatic Works of Thomas Dekker, 5 vols. (1884-6, repr. New York, 1963).
    Horn-Book
    The Gull’s Horn-Book (1609); in Grosart, vol. 2.
    Jests
    Jests to Make You Merry (1607); in Grosart, vol. 2.
    Lantern
    Lantern and Candlelight (1609); in Grosart, vol. 3.
    Middleton, Comp.
    Gary Taylor and John Lavagnino, gen. eds., Thomas Middleton and Early Modern Culture: A Companion to The Collected Works (Oxford, 2007).
    Middleton, Works.
    Gary Taylor and John Lavagnino, gen. eds., Thomas Middleton: The Collected Works (Oxford, 2007).
    Mulholland
    Paul Mulholland, ed., The Patient Man and the Honest Whore (his preferred title for 1HW), in Middleton, Works (text: 280-327); and in Middleton, Comp. (authorship and date: 351-53; textual introduction and apparatus: 507-28).
    Neilson
    W.A. Neilson, ed., The Chief Elizabethan Dramatists (Cambridge, Mass., 1911).
    Nethercot
    Arthur H. Nethercot, Charles R. Baskervill, and Virgil B. Heltzel, eds., Elizabethan Plays (rev. ed., New York, 1971).
    News
    News from Hell (1606); in Grosart, vol. 2.
    Northward Ho
    Bowers, vol. 2.
    Roaring Girl
    The Roaring Girl, ed. Paul Mulholland (Manchester, 1987).
    Q
    The Second Part of the Honest Whore (1630). (Also used for ‘Quarto’ generally.)
    Q1
    The Honest Whore (1604). (The first edition of 1 Honest Whore.)
    Q2
    The Converted Courtezan (1604). (The second edition of 1 Honest Whore.)
    Q3
    The Honest Whore (1605).
    Q4
    The Honest Whore (1615).
    Q5
    The Honest Whore (1635).
    Rhys
    Ernest Rhys, ed., Thomas Dekker (1887).
    Sev. Sins
    The Seven Deadly Sins of London (1606), in Grosart, vol. 2.
    Shoe. H.
    The Shoemaker’s Holiday, ed. R.L. Smallwood and Stanley Wells (Manchester, 1979).
    Spencer
    Hazelton Spencer, ed., Elizabethan Plays (Boston, 1933).
    Westward Ho
    Bowers, vol. 2.
    Wilson
    F.P. Wilson, ed., The Plague Pamphlets of Thomas Dekker (Oxford, 1925).
    Wonderf. Year
    The Wonderful Year (1603), in Grosart, vol. 1.

    Other References

    Abbott
    E.A. Abbott, A Shakespearian Grammar (rev. 1870). (Note: references are to Abbott’s paragraphs, not the page numbers.)
    Burford
    E.J. Burford, Bawds and Lodgings: A History of the London Bankside Brothels, c.100-1675 (1976).
    C. Anne Wilson
    C. Anne Wilson, Food and Drink in Britain from the Stone Age to Recent Times (1973).
    Crystal and Crystal
    David Crystal and Ben Crystal, Shakespeare’s Words: A Glossary and Language Companion (2002).
    Daalder-Moore
    Joost Daalder and Antony Telford Moore, ‘Breaking the Rules: Editorial Problems in Middleton and Dekker’s The Honest Whore, Part 1,’ Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand Bulletin, Vol. 20, No. 4 (1996), 243-87. Click here to download as Supplementary Material to this edition.
    Dent
    R.W. Dent, Proverbial Language in English Drama Exclusive of Shakespeare, 1495-1616 (Berkeley, 1984).
    Fabricius
    Johannes Fabricius, Syphilis in Shakespeare’s England (1994).
    Fausto Cercignani
    (author of Shakespeare’s Works and Elizabethan Pronunciation, Oxford, 1981): personal communications.
    Florio
    John Florio, A World of Words: Or Most Copious Dictionary in Italian and English (1598).
    Griffiths
    Paul Griffiths, Lost Londons: Change, Crime and Control in the Capital City 1550-1660 (Cambridge, 2008).
    Henke
    James T. Henke, Renaissance Dramatic Bawdy (Exclusive of Shakespeare): An Annotated Glossary and Critical Essays, 2 vols. (Salzburg, 1974).
    Hirsch
    Brett D. Hirsch, private communications.
    Hoy
    Cyrus Hoy, Introductions, Notes, and Commentaries to texts in ‘The Dramatic Works of Thomas Dekker’ edited by Fredson Bowers, vol. 2 (Cambridge, 1980).
    Judges
    A.V. Judges, The Elizabethan Underworld (1930).
    Linthicum
    M. Channing Linthicum, Costume in the Drama of Shakespeare and his Contemporaries (Oxford, 1936).
    Lowe
    Eleanor Lowe, private communications.
    MacDonald
    Michael MacDonald, Mystical Bedlam: Madness, Anxiety and Healing in Seventeenth-Century England (Cambridge, 1981).
    Nashe
    The Works of Thomas Nashe, ed. R.B. McKerrow, rev. F.P. Wilson, 5 vols. (Oxford, 1958).
    Nashe, Christ's Tears
    ‘Christ's Tears Over Jerusalem’, in Nashe, vol. 2, 1-175.
    N&Q
    Notes and Queries
    ODEP
    The Oxford Dictionary of English Proverbs, rev. F.P. Wilson (Oxford, 1970).
    OED
    The Oxford English Dictionary, ed. J.A. Simpson and E.S.C. Weiner, 2nd ed. (Oxford, 1989).
    Onions
    C.T. Onions, A Shakespeare Glossary, rev. Robert D. Eagleson (1986).
    Partridge, Bawdy
    Eric Partridge, Shakespeare’s Bawdy (rev. 1968).
    Partridge, Slang
    Eric Partridge, A Dictionary of Slang and Unvonventional English, ed. Paul Beale (1984).
    Reed
    Robert Rentoul Reed, Bedlam on the Jacobean Stage (Cambridge, Mass., 1952; repr. New York 1970).
    Rev. Trag.
    The Revenger’s Tragedy, ed. R.A. Foakes (Manchester, 1966; repr. 1990).
    Shakespeare’s England
    Shakespeare’s England: An Account of the Life & Manners of his Age, 2 vols. (Oxford, 1916).
    Stubbes
    Philip Stubbes, The Anatomy of Abuses [1583], ed. F.J. Furnivall (2 parts, 1877-82).
    Sugden
    E.H. Sugden, A Topographical Dictionary to the Works of Shakespeare and his Fellow Dramatists (Manchester, 1925).
    The Changeling
    The Changeling, ed. Joost Daalder (1990; repr. 2005).
    Tillyard
    E.M.W. Tillyard, The Elizabethan World Picture (1943).
    Williams
    Gordon Williams, A Dictionary of Sexual Language and Imagery in Shakespearean and Stuart Literature, 3 vols. (1994).

    Works of Shakespeare

    Wherever possible, references to Shakespeare are to the Internet Shakespeare Editions as they become available and cited by TLN. Otherwise, quotations are taken from David Bevington, ed., The Complete Works of Shakespeare, 4th ed. (New York, 1992).