Renaissance Drama

Renaissance Drama

by Mary Beth Rose
     
 

ISBN-10: 0810116456

ISBN-13: 9780810116450

Pub. Date: 09/16/1998

Publisher: Northwestern University Press

Renaissance Drama is an annual publication devoted to understanding the drama as a central feature of Renaissance culture. The essays in each volume explore the relationship of Renaissance dramatic traditions to their precursors and successors, have an interdisciplinary orientation, and examine the impact of new forms of interpretation on the study of Renaissance…  See more details below

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Renaissance Drama is an annual publication devoted to understanding the drama as a central feature of Renaissance culture. The essays in each volume explore the relationship of Renaissance dramatic traditions to their precursors and successors, have an interdisciplinary orientation, and examine the impact of new forms of interpretation on the study of Renaissance plays.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810116450
Publisher:
Northwestern University Press
Publication date:
09/16/1998
Series:
Drama and Performance Studies
Edition description:
1
Pages:
158
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Female-Female Eroticism and the Early Modern Stage1
"A Moving Rhetoricke": Women's Silences and Renaissance Texts33
The Crisis of Counsel in Early Jacobean Political Tragedy57
Le dernier des Justes: Surena and the End of Nobility83
Is There a Class in This (Shakespearean) Text?101
"The scorne of Savage people": Virginity as "Forbidden Sexuality" In John Lyly's Love's Metamorphosis123
Concern for Villains155
Agons of Interpretation: Ariostan Source and Elizabethan Meaning in Spenser, Harington, and Shakespeare171

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