Fools and Jesters at the English Court
By (author) John Southworth
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Fools and Jesters at the English Court by John Southworth
Book DescriptionFools have been a feature of virtually every recorded culture in the history of civilization, making significant contributions to the development of early theatre and literary drama. This book offers a reign by reign chronicle of English court fools.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780750934770
(198mm x 129mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Sutton Publishing Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1980
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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UK Kirkus Review » In this informative account, the author chronicles the unique role of the English court fool during the medieval, Tudor and Jacobean periods. Fools could be 'natural' or clever, and some were dwarfs who were thought to have magical powers. Court jesters emerged in Tudor times and some performed in Shakespeare's plays. Illustrations from medieval manuscripts are among the many fine colour plates and monochrome drawings which enrich the text. (Kirkus UK)
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Author Biography - John Southworth
John Southworth has combined a lengthy career in the theatre as an actor and director, with reaearch and writing on the early history of popular entertainment. He runs an independent production company at Ipswich Arts Theatre (of which he was artistic Director). He has also written Shakespeare the Player for Sutton.
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