Theatre and Government under the Early Stuarts
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Theatre and Government under the Early Stuarts by Professor J. R. Mulryne
Book DescriptionThis collection of commissioned essays by established scholars, responds to critical debate on political theatre of the turbulent early years of the seventeenth century. Theatre is widely interpreted. The authors discuss censorship, the social implications of pageantry, Reformation ideals, popular theatre and the politics of the masque throughout the period. An early chapter discusses political theatre in the light of work by revisionist and post-revisionist historians. The drama of Jonson, Dekker, Middleton, Massinger, Chapman, Heywood and Rowley is given detailed attention, while Shakespeare's plays are considered in the introductory chapter.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521401593
(228mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 8-Jul-1993
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Dynastic Marriages 1612/1615, Hardback (April 2013)
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