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Description - Renaissance Drama by Arthur Kinney

This pioneering collection of non-Shakespearean Renaissance drama has now been updated to include more early material, plus Mary Sidney's "The Tragedy of Antony", John Marston's "The Malcontent" and Ben Jonson's "Masque of Queens". Second edition of this pioneering collection of works of non-Shakespearean Renaissance drama.This book: covers the full sweep of dramatic performances, including State progresses and Court masques; contains material useful for courses on women playwrights or women in Renaissance drama, including Middleton's "Chaste Maid in Cheapside", Webster's "The Duchess of Malfi" and "Thomas Middleton" and William Rowley's "The Changeling"; includes plays and pageants not anthologized elsewhere, such as the coronation entries of Elizabeth I and Queen Anne, and Thomas Heywood's "A Woman Killed with Kindness". For the second edition more early material has been added, such as "Noah" and "The Second Shepherd's Play". The anthology now also includes Mary Sidney's "The Tragedy of Antony", John Marston's "The Malcontent" and Ben Jonson's "The Masque of Queens".

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405119672
ISBN-10: 1405119675
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 168mm x 50mm)
Pages: 928
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 3-Dec-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Arthur Kinney

Arthur F. Kinney is Copeland Professor of Literary History at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and Director of the Massachusetts Center for Renaissance Studies. He is the editor of A Companion to Renaissance Drama (Blackwell, 2002) and of the journal English Literary Renaissance. His other recent publications include Lies like Truth: Shakespeare, Macbeth, and the Cultural Moment (2001), Shakespeare by Stages (Blackwell, 2002), and Shakespeare's Webs: Networks of Meaning in Renaissance Drama (2004).