English Dramatic Interludes, 1300-1580: A Reference Guide

English Dramatic Interludes, 1300-1580: A Reference Guide

by Darryll Grantley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521820782

ISBN-13: 9780521820783

Pub. Date: 04/28/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Darryll Grantley has created a guide to that genre of entertainment, known as the Interlude. Starting in the fourteenth century, Interludes included a variety of works not considered part of cycle plays. This easy-to-use reference guide to each of the extant Interludes and fragments (c. 100) includes: account of early editions or manuscripts; authors or sources

Overview

Darryll Grantley has created a guide to that genre of entertainment, known as the Interlude. Starting in the fourteenth century, Interludes included a variety of works not considered part of cycle plays. This easy-to-use reference guide to each of the extant Interludes and fragments (c. 100) includes: account of early editions or manuscripts; authors or sources; modern editions; plot summary and dramatis personae; social issues in the plays; verbal and dramaturgical features; and staging directions, among other valuable details. A bibliography and appendices are also included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521820783
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2004
Pages:
427
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.26(d)

Table of Contents

List of plays and fragments; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; Plays; Index of characters; Index of songs; Biographical notes on authors; List of closet plays in English and non-cycle drama not in English; Bibliography; Further reading.

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