Francis Beaumont (1584 – 6 March 1616) was a dramatist in the English Renaissance theatre, most famous for his collaborations with John Fletcher.
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... It was once written of Beaumont and Fletcher that "in their joint plays their talents are so...completely merged into one, that the hand of Beaumont cannot clearly be distinguished from ... a friend of Fletcher's, specified that there were many plays in the 1647 Beaumont and Fletcher folio that contained nothing of Beaumont's work, but rather featured the writing of Philip Massinger ... Fletcher and his collaborators in regard to Beaumont, the schema below is among the least controversial that has been drawn ...
1572 – 1632), John Fletcher (1579–1625) and Francis Beaumont (1584 – 1616) ... Beaumont and Fletcher are less-known, but they may have helped Shakespeare write some of his best dramas, and were popular at the time ... One of Beaumont and Fletcher's chief merits was that of realising how feudalism and chivalry had turned into snobbery and make-believe and that new social classes were on the ...
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