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Bibliography of Thomas Heywood

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Thomas Heywood was a prolific writer. Here is a more complete bibliography of his works:

  • Plays
    • Tragedies
      • A Woman Killed with Kindness (c. 1603), a domestic tragedy
      • The Rape of Lucrece (1608)
    • Comedies
      • How a Man May Choose a Good Wife from a Bad (1602)
      • The Wise Woman of Hoxton (performed c. 1604; printed 1634)
      • The Captives (licensed 1624)
      • A Maidenhead Well Lost (performed and published 1634)
      • The Late Lancashire Witches (1634), written in collaboration with Richard Brome
    • Romances
      • The Four Prentices of London (performed c. 1592; published 1615), a romantic drama
      • The Royal King and Loyal Subject (performed c. 1615-18; printed 1637)
      • The Fair Maid of the West Parts One and Two (both printed 1631), a romantic drama
      • A Challenge for Beauty
      • The English Traveler (performed c. 1627; printed 1633)
      • Fortune by Land and Sea (printed 1655), written in collaboration with William Rowley
    • Chronicle plays
      • If You Know Not Me, You Know Nobody Parts One and Two
      • Edward IV Parts One and Two
      • The Golden Age (1611)
      • The Silver Age (1613)
      • The Brazen Age (1613)
      • The Iron Age, Part One and Part Two (1632)
    • Attributed to Heywood
      • The Fair Maid of the Exchange (printed anonymously in 1607), domestic drama doubtfully attributed to Heywood
      • Dick of Devonshire
      • A Cure for a Cuckold
      • A New Wonder, a Woman Never Vexed
      • Appius and Virginia
      • Swetnam the Woman-Hater
      • The Thracian Wonder
      • SALLUST the Conspiracy of Catiline and the War of Jugurtha (Translated into English ANNO 1608)
    • Masques and pageants
      • Love's Mistress or The Queens Masque (printed 1636), the story of Cupid and Psyche as told by Apuleius
      • A series of pageants, most of them devised for the City of London, or its guilds, by Heywood, printed in 1637
  • Poetry
    • Troia Britannica, or Great Britain's Troy (1609), a poem in seventeen cantos "intermixed with many pleasant poetical tales" and "concluding with an universal chronicle from the creation until the present time"
    • The Hierarchy of the Blessed Angels (1635), a didactic poem in nine books
    • Pleasant Dialogue, and Dramas Selected Out of Lucian, etc. (1637)
    • The Conspiracie of Cateline [sic] and Warre of Jugurth [sic], translations of Sallust (1608).
  • Prose
    • An Apology for Actors, Containing Three Brief Treatises (1612), edited for the Shakespeare Society in 1841
    • Gynaikeion or Nine Books of Various History Concerning Women (1624)
    • England's Elizabeth, Her Life and Troubles During Her Minority from Time Cradle to the Crown (1631)
    • The Life of Merlin, surnamed Ambrosius; his Prophecies and Predictions Interpreted, and their Truth Made Good by our English Annals: Being a Chronographical History of all the Kings and Memorable Passages of this Kingdom, from Brute to the reign of King Charles (1641)

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