Wives, Courtesans, and the Economics of Love in Jacobean City Comedy
In lieu of an abstract, the first paragraph of the essay follows:
Several writers of Jacobean city comedy1 seem to have anticipated the 19th-century axiom that marriage and money are the only subjects worth writing about, for many of these plays deal with little else, and in such a way as to make the pursuit of love and the pursuit of wealth virtually indistinguishable from one another.
"Wives, Courtesans, and the Economics of Love in Jacobean City Comedy,"
Comparative Drama: Vol. 7
, Article 3.
Available at: https://scholarworks.wmich.edu/compdr/vol7/iss4/3