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The Oxford handbook of Tudor drama

Author: Thomas Betteridge; Greg Walker
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Series: Oxford handbooks.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This is the first comprehensive study of Tudor drama that sees the long 16th century from the accession of Henry Tudor to the death of Elizabeth as a whole, taking in the numinous drama of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Betteridge; Greg Walker
ISBN: 9780199566471 019956647X
OCLC Number: 785874180
Description: xx, 688 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction : 'when lyberte ruled' : Tudor drama 1485-1603 / Thomas Betteridge and Greg Walker --
Part 1. Religious drama. The Chester cycle / Sheila Christie ; 'In the beginning' : performing the Creation in the York Corpus Christi play / Greg Walker ; The Croxton Play of the sacrament / Elisabeth Dutton ; Venus in sackcloth : the Digby Mary Magdalen and Wisdom fragment / Vincent Gillespie ; The summoning of everyman / Andrew Hadfield ; John Bale, Three laws / James Simpson ; John Foxe, Christus Triumphans / Andreas Höfele ; The "blindness of the flesh" in Nathaniel Woodes' The conflict of conscience / Anna Riehl Bertolet ; Christopher Marlowe, Doctor Faustus / David Lawton --
Part II. Interludes and comedies. Henry Medwall, Fulgens and lucres / Clare Wright ; Gentleness and nobility, John Rastell, c.1525-27 / Daniel Wakelin ; John Heywood, The play of the weather / Pamela M. King ; John Redford, Wit and science / Meg Twycross ; Nice wanton, c.1550 / John J. McGavin ; Lusty Juventus / Jane Griffiths ; Gammer Gurton's needle / Alan J. Fletcher ; Male friendship and counsel in Richard Edwards' Damon and Pythias / Jennifer Richards ; Robert Wilson's The three ladies of London and its theatrical and cultural contexts / Claire Jowitt ; John Lyly, Endymion / Leah Scragg ; Ceremony and selfhood in The comedy of errors (c.1592) / Alison Findlay ; The niniversity at the bankside : Robert Greene's Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay / Sarah Knight --
Part III. Entertainments, masques, and royal entries. The funeral of Henry VII and the drama of death / Samw Wood ; The coronation of Anne Boleyn / Tracey Sowerby ; Hall's Chronicle and the Greenwich triumphs of 1527 / Kent Rawlinson ; Entertaining the queen at Woodstock, 1575 / Erzsébet Stróbl ; The rare triumphs of love and fortune, 1582 / Allyna E. Ward --
Part IV. Histories and political dramas. Morality, theatricality, and masculinity in The interlude of youth and Hick Scorner / Eleanor Rycroft ; 'Pullyshyd and fresshe is your ornacy' : madness and the fall of Skelton's magnyfycence / Peter Happé ; Paranoid history : John Bale's King Johan / Philip Schwyzer ; Respublica / Sarah Carpenter ; Tragic inspiration in Jasper Heywood's translation of Seneca's Thyestes : Melpomene or Megaera? / Mike Pincombe ; Dumb politics in Gorboduc / Alice Hunt ; Thomas Kyd, The Spanish tragedy / Richard Hillman ; Tamburlaine / Janette Dillon ; The troublesome reign of King John / Stephen Longstaffe ; Sovereignty and commonwealth in Shakespeare's Henry VI, part 2 / Dermot Cavanagh ; Arden of Faversham : the moral of history and the thrill of performance / Ros King ; The most lamentable Roman tragedy of Titus Andronicus : Shakespeare and Tudor theatre / Thomas Betteridge.
Series Title: Oxford handbooks.
Other Titles: Tudor drama
Responsibility: edited by Thomas Betteridge and Greg Walker.
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