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The Tower of London in English Renaissance drama : icon of opposition

Author: Kristen Deiter
Publisher: New York [u.a.] : Routledge, 2008.
Series: Literary criticism and cultural theory.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Historicizes the Tower of London's evolving meanings in English culture alongside its representations in twenty-four English history plays, 1579-c 1634, by William Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kristen Deiter
ISBN: 0415963176 9780415963176
OCLC Number: 254907204
Notes: Formerly CIP.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: XIII, 259 S. : ill ; 24cm.
Contents: List of Images Acknowledgments Chapter One: Introduction: Historicizing Original Tower Play Audiences Chapter Two: The Tower of London as a Cultural Icon before the Tower Plays Chapter Three: Stage vs. State: The Struggle for the Tower Chapter Four: The Tower of London: Dramatic Emblem of Opposition Chapter Five: Reading English Nationhood in the Dramatic Tower of London Coda: The Tower of London: An Evolving Icon Notes Bibliography Index
Series Title: Literary criticism and cultural theory.
Responsibility: Kristen Deiter.
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