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The Palgrave Handbook of Shakespeare's Queens
Language: en
Pages: 530
Authors: Kavita Mudan Finn, Valerie Schutte
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-07-20 - Publisher: Springer

Of Shakespeare’s thirty-seven plays, fifteen include queens. This collection gives these characters their due as powerful early modern women and agents of change, bringing together new perspectives from scholars of literature, history, theater, and the fine arts. Essays span Shakespeare’s career and cover a range of famous and lesser-known queens,
The Oxford Handbook of Tudor Drama
Language: en
Pages: 688
Authors: Thomas Betteridge, Greg Walker
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-07-19 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This is the first comprehensive study of Tudor drama that sees the long 16th century from the accession of Henry Tudor to the death of Elizabeth as a whole, taking in the numinous drama of the 'Mystery Plays' and the early work of Shakespeare. It is an invaluable account of
Shakespeare's Roman Plays
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: Paul Innes
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-07 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Rome was a recurring theme throughout Shakespeare's career, from the celebrated Julius Caesar, to the more obscure Cymbeline. In this book, Paul Innes assesses themes of politics and national identity in these plays through the common theme of Rome. He especially examines Shakespeare's interpretation of Rome and how he presented
Locating the Queen's Men, 1583-1603
Language: en
Pages: 269
Authors: Helen Ostovich, Holger Schott Syme, Andrew Griffin
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

Locating the Queen's Men presents new and groundbreaking essays on the theatrical and economic contexts of this prominent acting company. Offering a detailed critical engagement that includes a repertory study and investigations into distinctive style, this collection revises standard accounts of Elizabethan theatre history, showing that the company, which bridged
Performing Environments
Language: en
Pages: 271
Authors: S. Bennett, M. Polito
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-25 - Publisher: Springer

This ground-breaking collection explores the assumptions behind and practices for performance implicit in the manuscripts and playtexts of the medieval and early modern eras, focusing on work which engages with performance-oriented research.