Playing the Past: Approaches to English Historical Drama, 1385-1600

Playing the Past: Approaches to English Historical Drama, 1385-1600

by Benjamin Griffin
     
 

The history plays of the late 16th century are shown as neither a Shakespearean nor an Elizabethan invention, but as a development of medieval drama.See more details below

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The history plays of the late 16th century are shown as neither a Shakespearean nor an Elizabethan invention, but as a development of medieval drama.

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The first extended critical treatment of the early modern history play form since Ribner (1957)... a valuable extension of the field and a tempting overview of the different directions taken in 17th-century historical drama. NOTES AND QUERIES

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ISBN-13:
9780859916158
Publisher:
Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date:
07/05/2001
Pages:
205
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.48(h) x 0.89(d)

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