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Theatricality and narrative in medieval and early modern Scotland

Author: John J McGavin
Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2007.
Series: Studies in performance and early modern drama.
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John McGavin here analyses narrative accounts of public theatricality in late medieval and early modern Scottish culture (pre-1645). He shows that journals, memoirs and chronicles record events which were often ambiguous in genre, confrontational in action and aimed at both present and future 'spectators'. McGavin demonstrates that early Scottish culture is revealed as much in its processes of witnessing as in that  Read more...
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McGavin, John J., 1950-
Theatricality and narrative in medieval and early modern Scotland.
Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2007
(DLC) 2006025832
(OCoLC)70883109
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John J McGavin
ISBN: 9780754686491 0754686493
OCLC Number: 367590689
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 160 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction : a witness fit for purpose --
The public scene --
Enacting revenge --
Theatre of departure --
From David Lindsay to Skipper Lindsay --
The barren show.
Series Title: Studies in performance and early modern drama.
Responsibility: John J. McGavin.
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