Travelling Players in Shakespeare's England
By (author) Siobhan Keenan
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Travelling Players in Shakespeare's England by Siobhan Keenan
Book DescriptionTravelling Players in Shakespeare's England is the first extended study of the touring practices and performances of Elizabethan and Jacobean travelling players. It opens with a general introduction to the lively, competitive world of professional touring theatre. Following chapters focus on playing practices and performances in the spaces used as temporary theatres by touring actors (such a town halls and country houses). The final chapter looks at the decline of this important theatrical tradition in the 1620s.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780333968208
(216mm x 140mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 6-Aug-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Siobhan Keenan
SIOBHAN KEENAN is a Lecturer in English at the University of the West of England, Bristol. She has published articles on Renaissance drama and the new Globe theatre and edited Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey.
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