Microcynicon: Six Snarling Satires

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Microcynicon: Six Snarling Satires is a work of poetic satire written by English playwright Thomas Middleton in 1597 and 1598. The published version was burned publicly as part of the Archbishop of Canterbury's attack on verse satire. Although a minor work, the poems included prefigure the interests of Middleton's mature work in sin, hypocrisy, and lust.