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A companion to Renaissance drama

Author: Arthur F Kinney
Publisher: Oxford : Blackwell, 2004.
Series: Blackwell companions to literature and culture.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Companion to Renaissance drama.
Oxford : Blackwell, 2004
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur F Kinney
ISBN: 9780470998922 047099892X 9781405165297 1405165294 9780470998915 0470998911
OCLC Number: 184983740
Notes: Originally published: 2002.
Description: 1 online resource (648 pages .)
Contents: pt. 1. The drama's world: The politics of Renaissance England / Norman Jones --
Political thought and theatre, 1580-1630 / Annabel Patterson --
Religious persuasions, c.1580-c.1620 / Lori Anne Ferrell --
Social discourse and the changing economy / Lee Beier --
London and Westminster / Ian W. Archer --
Vagrancy / William C. Carroll --
Family and household / Martin Ingram --
Travel and trade / William H. Sherman --
Everyday custom and popular culture / Michael Bristol --
Magic and witchcraft / Deborah Willis. pt. 2. The world of drama: Playhouses / Herbert Berry --
The transmission of an English Renaissance play-text / Grace Ioppolo --
Playing companies and repertory / Roslyn L. Knutson --
Must the devil appear? : audiences, actors, stage business / C.P. Cerasano --
"The actors are come hither" : traveling companies / Peter H. Greenfield --
Jurisdiction of theatre and censorship / Richard Dutton. pt. 3. Kinds of drama: Medieval and Reformation roots / Raphael Falco --
The academic drama / Robert S. Knapp --
"What revels are in hand?" : performances in the great households / Suzanne Westfall --
Progresses and court entertainments / R. Malcolm Smits --
Civic drama / Laurence Manley --
Boy companies and private theatres / Michael Shapiro --
Revenge tragedy / Eugene D. Hill --
Staging the malcontent in Early Modern England / Mark Thornton Burnett --
City comedy --
John A. Twyning --
Domestic tragedy : private life on the public stage / Lena Cowen Orlin --
Romance and tragicomedy / Maurice Hunt --
Gendering the stage / Alison Findlay --
Closet drama / Marta Straznicky. pt. 4. Dramatists: Continental influences / Lawrence F. Rhu --
Christopher Marlowe / Emily C. Bartels --
Ben Jonson / W. David Kay --
Sidney, Cary, Wroth / Margaret Ferguson --
Thomas Middleton / John Jowett --
Beaumont and Fletcher / Lee Bliss --
Collaboration / Philip C. McGuire --
John Webster / Elli Abraham Shellist --
John Ford / Maria DiGangi.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to literature and culture.
Responsibility: edited by Arthur F. Kinney.


* Provides an expansive and inter-disciplinary approach to Renaissance plays and the world they played to. * Offers a colourful and comprehensive overview of the material conditions of England's  Read more...


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"This collection contains a wealth of information about the vast and rich domain of Renaissance drama. Always lively, the essays display state-of-the-art scholarship on the plays, the playwrights, Read more...

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