This expansive, inter-disciplinary guide to Renaissance plays and the world they played to, gives readers a colorful overview of England's great dramatic age. This work: provides an expansive and inter-disciplinary approach to Renaissance plays and the world they played to; offers a colourful and comprehensive overview of the material conditions of England's most important dramatic period; gives readers facts and data along with up-to-date interpretation of the plays; and, looks at the drama in terms of its cultural agency, its collaborative nature, and its ideological complexity.
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(256mm x 181mm x 49mm)
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Author Biography - Arthur F. 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) and Shakespeare by Stages (Blackwell, 2002).