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Illustrations of the English stage, 1580-1642

Author: R A Foakes
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gathers together all the important surviving visual evidence on the English stage from the rise of professional theatres in London to their closing in the Commonwealth period. Each illustration is accompanied by a commentary that describes what can be seen, assesses its significance and analyses the problems of interpretation. The illustrations are divided into five groups which are presented chronologically. The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Illustrations
Sources
Ouvrages illustrés
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; Shakespeare, William <1564-1616> - Histoire scénique - Jusqu'à 1625.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R A Foakes
ISBN: 0804712360 9780804712361
OCLC Number: 12066663
Description: xviii, 180 pages : illustrations ; 31 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; List of illustrations; Preface; 1. maps and panoramas; 2. Drawings, plans and vignettes relating to the stage; 3. Illustrations relating to the stage in printed texts of plays; 4. Miscellaneous illustrations connected with the English stage; 5. Illustrations in play-texts having no reference to the stage; Index.
Responsibility: R.A. Foakes.
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