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English professional theatre, 1530-1660

Author: Glynne William Gladstone Wickham; Herbert Berry; William Ingram
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Series: Theatre in Europe.
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This volume explores the professional English theatre from 1530 to 1660. The documents collected here, many published for the first time, chronicle the exciting and flourishing world of the theatre through the reigns of Henry VIII to Charles I. These exciting primary sources offer first-hand accounts, including the daily life and work of the actor, and the most complete coverage yet of all the playhouses, both  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Glynne William Gladstone Wickham; Herbert Berry; William Ingram
ISBN: 0521230128 9780521230124
OCLC Number: 41564956
Description: xlvi, 714 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Documents of Control, 1530-1660 / edited by Glynne Wickham. Henry VIII, 1530-1547 --
Edward VI, 1547-1553 --
Mary I, 1553-1558 --
Elizabeth I, 1558-1603 --
James I and Charles I, 1603-1625 and 1625-1649 --
Players and playing / edited by William Ingram. Introduction --
The popular image of the stage player --
A representative life : Augustine Phillips --
Patrons and playing companies --
Players and their playing places --
Costumes, properties and playbooks --
Players travelling in the provinces --
Companies of children --
Some illustrative instances of professional theatrical life and practice --
Playhouses, 1560-1660 / edited by Herbert Berry. The Red Lion --
The Four Inns --
St Paul's --
Newington Butts --
The Theatre --
The first Blackfriars --
The Curtain --
The Rose --
The Swan --
The Boar's Head --
Appendix : the buildings and the theatrical enterprise in them --
The first Globe --
The second Blackfriars --
The first Fortune --
Whitefriars --
The Red Bull --
Appendix : Woodford's lawsuit against Holland --
The Hope --
The second Globe --
The Phoenix --
The second Fortune --
Salisbury Court.
Series Title: Theatre in Europe.
Responsibility: edited by Glynne Wickham, Herbert Berry, William Ingram.
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