'Tis Pity She's a Whore | Susan J. Wiseman

This literature criticism consists of approximately 25 pages of analysis & critique of 'Tis Pity She's a Whore.
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SOURCE: '"Tis Pity She's a Whore: Representing the Incestuous Body," in Renaissance Bodies: The Human Figure in English Culture, c. 1540-1660, edited by Lucy Gent and Nigel Llewellyn, Reaktion Books, 1990, pp. 180-97.

In the following essay, Wiseman discusses Ford's treatment of the incestuous body in 'Tis Pity She's a Whore as a context from which modern readers can examine seventeenth-century cultural attitudes towards sex, incest, and the human body.

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Soranzo.   Tell me his name!
Annabella.                      Alas, alas, there's all.
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