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The book of the play : playwrights, stationers, and readers in early modern England

Author: Marta Straznicky
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©2006.
Series: Massachusetts studies in early modern culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Demonstrates the importance of textual production to understanding the place of drama in the early modern public sphere. This collection of essays examines early modern drama in the context of book  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Book of the play.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2006003038
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marta Straznicky
ISBN: 9781613761670 1613761678
OCLC Number: 794701591
Notes: OldControl:muse9781613761670.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (237 pages :) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction : plays, books, and the public sphere / Marta Straznicky --
Renaissance play-readers, ordinary and extraordinary / Cyndia Susan Clegg --
Reading printed comedy : Edward Sharpham's The fleer / Lucy Munro --
Reading through the body : women and printed drama / Marta Straznicky --
Closet drama and the case of Tyrannicall-government anatomized / Elizabeth Sauer --
Typographic nostalgia : play-reading, popularity, and the meanings of black letter / Zachary Lesser --
Play-reading, news-reading, and Ben Jonson's The staple of news / Alan B. Farmer --
Genres, early modern theatrical title pages, and the authority of print / Peter Berek --
The masque in/as print / Lauren Shohet --
Inky kin : reading in the age of Gutenberg paternity / Douglas A. Brooks.
Series Title: Massachusetts studies in early modern culture.
Responsibility: edited by Marta Straznicky.
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