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John Ford

(1586—1639) playwright

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Ford, John

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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English playwright who, with Cyril Tourneur, pioneered post-Jacobean drama. His major plays include The Broken Heart (c ...

Ford, John

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The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre (2 ed.)

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2003
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English dramatist, many of whose plays are lost, some destroyed by Warburton's cook. Ford was part-author

Ford, John

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature

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John Ford's life is easily dealt with because so little is known of it. Born in Ilsington, Devon, in 1586 ...

Ford, John

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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English playwright. Ford wrote or contributed to nearly twenty plays, of which seven are now lost. He

Ford, John

Ford, John (1586–c.1639)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

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2010
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English playwright. Though a member of the Middle Temple, Ford's main interest was the

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