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The Shoemaker's Holiday is a comedy written by Thomas Dekker in 1599. This charming play provides a vivid portrait of life in Elizabethan England and of the interaction of the social classes. Rowland Lacy falls in love with Rose, the lord mayor of London's daughter. After being thwarted by his relative, an earl, and the lord mayor, Lacy returns to London disguised as a Dutch shoemaker, insinuates himself into the lord mayor?s household, and ultimately wins Rose's hand.
Subject: English & College Success -> English -> Fiction