1675 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Thomas Dekker

Edward Phillips, in Theatrum Poetarum (1675) 2:175.



Thomas Decker, a High flier in wit, even against Ben. Johnson himself in his Comedy call'd The Untrussing of the humourous Poet; besides which he wrote many others, as The Wonder of a Kingdom, the Honest Whore, in 2 parts; Fortunatus; the Whore of Babylon; If this ben't a good Play, the Devils in't.