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  • Reading Early Modern Womenby Helen Ostovich; Elizabeth Sauer

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 50.95

    Much has been written about women of the English Renaissance, but few examples of women's writing from that era have been readily available until now. This remarkable anthology assembles for the first time 144 primary texts and documents written by women between 1550 and 1700 and reveals an unprecedented view of the intellectual and literary lives... more...

  • Ben Jonsonby Ben Johnson; Helen Ostovich

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 88.95

    This edition of Ben Jonson's four middle comedies places the works in the popular history and culture of the times, 1605-1614, and surveys the influences, both classical and contemporary, on Jonson as a playwright. On-the-page annotations recreate the audiences perception of the plays as performances by commenting on the stage-directions, the self-conscious... more...

  • Magical Transformations on the Early Modern English Stageby Lisa Hopkins; Helen Ostovich

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Magical Transformations on the Early Modern Stage furthers the debate about the cultural work performed by representations of magic on the early modern English stage. It considers the ways in which performances of magic reflect and feed into a sense of national identity, both in the form of magic contests and in its recurrent linkage to national defence;... more...

  • The Chester Cycle in Context, 1555?1575by Jessica Dell; David Klausner; Helen Ostovich

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The Chester Cycle in Context, 1555-1575 considers the implications of recent archival research which has profoundly changed our view of the continuation of performances of Chester's civic biblical play cycle into the reign of Elizabeth I. Scholars now view the decline and ultimate abandonment of civic religious drama as the result of a complex network... more...

  • Locating the Queen's Men, 1583?1603by Holger Schott Syme; Andrew Griffin; Helen Ostovich

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Locating the Queen's Men presents new and groundbreaking essays on early modern England's most prominent acting company, from their establishment in 1583 into the 1590s. Offering a far more detailed critical engagement with the plays than is available elsewhere, this volume situates the company in the theatrical and economic context of their time.... more...

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