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Riassunto: These 25 essays by leading theorists and historians chart a paradigmatic shift within the study of pre-17th-century English drama. In contrast to the traditional emphasis on individual authors, the contributors here explore the place of the stage within the larger society, as well as issues of performance and physical space. The essays are organized into three sections: "Early English Drama and Physical Space" examines the settings in which the plays are acted; "Early English Drama and Social Space" juxtaposes the theatre with such contemporary subcultures as the church, the city and the court; and "Early English Drama and Conditions of Performance and Publication" explores a range of material conditions and contexts, from props to printers. A summary of contemporary scholarship and a storehouse of new theoretical information, this work illustrates the complex influence of physical and social elements woven into the texts, and provides an innovative approach to literary studies and cultural history.
L'autore: John D. Cox is the DuMez Professor of English at Hope College. David Scott Kastan is professor of English at Columbia University.
Titolo: A New History of Early English Drama
Casa editrice: Columbia Univ Pr
Data di pubblicazione: 1997
Condizione libro: very good
Descrizione libro Columbia Univ Pr. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. 0231102429 Item in very good condition and at a great price! Textbooks may not include supplemental items i.e. CDs, access codes etc. Codice libro della libreria Z0231102429Z2
Descrizione libro Columbia University Press, 1997. Condizione libro: Good. 0th Edition. N/A. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Codice libro della libreria GRP15085448
Descrizione libro Columbia Univ Pr, 1997. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. Very good. Codice libro della libreria HH-136-92-0923200
Descrizione libro Columbia Univ Pr, 1997. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110231102429