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Staging spectatorship in the plays of Philip Massinger

Author: Joanne Rochester
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2010.
Series: Studies in performance and early modern drama.
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In Staging Spectatorship in the Plays of Philip Massinger, Joanne Rochester examines examples of on-stage spectatorship in three plays by Massinger, head playwright for the King's Men from 1625 to 1640. Focusing on the specific form of metatheatrical inset in each play-plays-within in The Roman Actor, masques-within in The City Madam, and the titular miniature portrait of The Picture - she analyzes Massinger's  Read more...
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Rochester, Joanne.
Staging spectatorship in the plays of Philip Massinger.
Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2010
(DLC) 2009031368
Named Person: Philip Massinger; Philip Massinger
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joanne Rochester
ISBN: 9780754699385 0754699382
OCLC Number: 647902048
Description: 1 online resource (172 pages).
Contents: "What doe wee acte to day?": plays within the play: The Roman actor --
"For your sport / You shall see a masterpiece": Masques-within in The picture, The guardian and The city madam --
"Speculations / On cheating pictures": visual art as dramatic inset: The picture --
"Make your howse the stage on which weel act/our comick sceane: trials and paradramatic scenes.
Series Title: Studies in performance and early modern drama.
Responsibility: Joanne Rochester.
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In Staging Spectatorship in the Plays of Philip Massinger, Joanne Rochester examines examples of on-stage spectatorship in three plays by Massinger, head playwright for the King's Men from 1625 to  Read more...

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