Author:James Shirley

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James Shirley
English dramatist and poet; had fancy, liveliness, and the style of a gentleman, though lacks depth and interest. He is less gross than most of his contemporaries
James Shirley


  • The Maid's Revenge (1626)
  • The Grateful Servant (1629)
  • The Traitor (1631)
  • Hyde Park (1632)
  • The Ball (1632)
  • The Gamester (1633)
  • Bird in a Cage (1633)
  • The Example (1634)
  • The Lady of Pleasure (1635)
  • The Constant Maid (c. 1640)
  • Doubtful Heir, or Rosania (1640)
  • The Cardinal (1641)
  • Court Secret (1653)
  • Contention of Ajax and Ulysses (1659)

Works about Shirley[edit]

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