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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 99.95
Marriage, Performance, and Politics at the Jacobean Court constitutes the first full-length study of Jacobean nuptial performance. Scripted for high-profile weddings by such writers as Jonson, Campion, Chapman, and Beaumont, these entertainments were mounted for some of the most significant political events of King James's English reign and played... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 73.00
Modern British and Irish dramatic works are among the plays most widely read by students. This volume conveniently introduces 10 major plays by British and Irish dramatists. Each chapter is devoted to a particular play and includes a brief biography, a plot synopsis, a discussion of major themes and characters, an overview of the play's historical... more...
- OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 98.99
This major new study of Elizabethan and Jacobean royal entertainments, including country house entertainments, tiltyard speeches, and court masques, is the first to look in detail at the evidence provided by the surviving material texts. Drafts, royal presentation manuscripts, widely-circulating scribal copies, and printed pamphlets are all carefully... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 95.00
Renaissance Earwitnesses examines how maintaining masculinity on the early modern stage is intimately tied to 'earwitnessing,' or a sense of 'judicious listening' in his reading of plays by Marlowe, Shakespeare, Cary, and Jonson. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 99.95
Framed by the publication of Leviathan and the 1713 Licensing Act, this collection provides analysis of both canonical and non-canonical texts within the scope of an eighty-year period of theatre history, allowing for definition and assessment that uncouples Restoration drama from eighteenth-century drama. Paying special attention to literary innovation... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 13.34
The Living Room. The Potting Shed. The Complaisant Lover. Carving a Statue. The Return of A. J. Raffles. The Great Jowett. Yes and No. For Whom the Bell Chimes. In these eight plays Graham Greene, one of the great writers of the twentieth century, demonstrates his considerable skills as a dramatist. Each of them explores themes that were of fundamental... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 35.00
An analysis of Renaissance plays in the context of social rank, gender, kinship, and service relationships. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 119.95
Working Subjects in Early Modern English Drama investigates the ways in which work became a subject of inquiry on the early modern stage and the processes by which the drama began to forge new connections between labor and subjectivity in early modern Eng more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2009; US$ 90.00
The dramatic text known as the N-Town Play, from fifteenth-century East Anglia, is a significant but mysterious compilation of late-medieval vernacular theatre. It differs radically from the better-known Northern medieval mystery plays in that it offers a more...