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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

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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