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The Cambridge introduction to early English theatre

The Cambridge introduction to early English theatre

Author: Janette Dillon
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Series: Cambridge introductions to literature
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Covering early English theatre from the earliest recorded vernacular texts in the late medieval period to the closing of the theatres in 1642, this introduction gives an accessible overview of the  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Janette Dillon
ISBN: 9780521834742 0521834740 9780521542517 0521542510
OCLC Number: 912428236
Description: XIV, 296 p. : il., mapas ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Places of performance; 2. Actors and audiences; 3. Writers, controllers and the place of theatre; 4. Genre and tradition; 5. Instruction and spectacle; Appendix 1. Select chronology of plays and other performances; Appendix 2. Chronology of events; Appendix 3. Dimensions of playing spaces; Bibliography.
Series Title: Cambridge introductions to literature
Other Titles: Early English theatre
Responsibility: Janette Dillon.
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