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English Renaissance Drama

Author : David M. Bevington
ISBN : 0393976556
Genre : Drama
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The most extensive new collection in this field published in more than three decades, English Renaissance Drama: A Norton Anthology surveys the astonishing, and astonishingly varied, dramatic works written and performed in Elizabethan and Jacobean England.

Renaissance Drama

Author : Arthur F. Kinney
ISBN : UOM:39015060600817
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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A collection of works of non-Shakespearean Renaissance drama. It features plays and pageants not anthologised elsewhere, such as the coronation entries of Queen Anne and Elizabeth I, and Thomas Heywood's 'A Woman Killed with Kindness'.

The Norton Shakespeare

Author : Stephen Greenblatt
ISBN : 0393934993
Genre : Drama
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Both an enhanced digital edition—the first edited specifically for undergraduates—and a handsome print volume, The Norton Shakespeare, Third Edition, provides a freshly edited text, acclaimed apparatus, and an unmatched value.

A Short History Of English Renaissance Drama

Author : Helen Hackett
ISBN : 9781848856868
Genre : History
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Shakespeare is a towering presence in English and indeed global culture. Most readers in the English-speaking world, and many beyond, know his name and have at least a passing familiarity with his work. Yet considered alongside his contemporaries he was not an isolated phenomenon, but the product of a period of astonishing creative fertility. This was an age when new media – popular drama, and print – were seized upon avidly and inventively by a generation of exceptionally talented writers. In her sparkling new book, Helen Hackett explores the historical contexts of English Renaissance drama by situating it in the wider history of ideas. She traces the origins of Renaissance theatre in communal religious drama, civil pageantry and court entertainment and vividly describes the playing conditions of Elizabethan and Jacobean playhouses. Examining Shakespeare, Marlowe and Jonson in turn, the author assesses the distinctive contribution made by each playwright to the creation of English drama. She then turns to revenge tragedy, with its gothic poetry of sex and death; city comedy, domestic tragedy and tragicomedy; and gender and drama, with female roles played by boy actors. The book places Renaissance drama in the exciting and vibrant cosmopolitanism of sixteenth-century London.

Studying Shakespeare S Contemporaries

Author : Lars Engle
ISBN : 9781118325926
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Studying Shakespeare’s Contemporaries is an accessible guide to the non-Shakespearian drama of Renaissance England that can be read as complete subject overview or used as an indexed reference resource.

Inwardness And Theater In The English Renaissance

Author : Katharine Eisaman Maus
ISBN : 0226511235
Genre : Performing Arts
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This text explores the perceived discrepancy between outward appearance and inward disposition which, it argues, influenced the work of many English Renaissance dramatists and poets. The author examines various connections between religious, legal, sexual and theatrical ideas of inward truth.

English Renaissance Drama

Author : Peter Womack
ISBN : 9780470779842
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The book considers the London theatrical culture which took shape in the 1570s and came to an end in 1642. Places emphasis on those plays that are readily available in modern editions and can sometimes to be seen in modern productions, including Shakespeare. Provides students with the historical, literary and theatrical contexts they need to make sense of Renaissance drama. Includes a series of short biographies of playwrights during this period. Features close analyses of more than 20 plays, each of which draws attention to what makes a particular play interesting and identifies relevant critical questions. Examines early modern drama in terms of its characteristic actions, such as cuckolding, flattering, swaggering, going mad, and rising from the dead.

Staging The Renaissance

Author : David Scott Kastan
ISBN : 9781136758249
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The essays in Staging the Renaissance show the theatre to be the site of a rich confluence of cultural forces, the place where social meanings are both formed and transformed. The volume unites some of the most challenging issues in contemporary Renaissance studies and some of our best-known critics, including Stephen Orgel, Margaret Ferguson, Catherine Belsey, Jonathan Goldberg, Marjorie Garber, Lisa Jardine, and Jonathan Dollimore-- demonstrating the variety and vitality not only of contemporary criticism, but of Renaissance drama itself.

The Cambridge Companion To English Renaissance Drama

Author : A. R. Braunmuller
ISBN : 0521527996
Genre : Drama
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For this second edition, all the essays have been revised and updated.

Shakespeare S Ideas

Author : David Bevington
ISBN : 9781444357639
Genre : History
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An in-depth exploration, through his plays and poems, of the philosophy of Shakespeare as a great poet, a great dramatist and a "great mind". Written by a leading Shakespearean scholar Discusses an array of topics, including sex and gender, politics and political theory, writing and acting, religious controversy and issues of faith, skepticism and misanthropy, and closure Explores Shakespeare as a great poet, a great dramatist and a "great mind"

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