Theatre and Government under the Early Stuarts

Theatre and Government under the Early Stuarts

by J. R. Mulryne, Margaret Shewring
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521118824

ISBN-13: 9780521118828

Pub. Date: 09/03/2009

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This is a collection of newly-commissioned essays by established scholars, responding to recent critical debate on political theatre of the turbulent early years of the seventeenth century. Addressing a wide range of theatre texts from the period between the accession of James I and the Civil War, the authors draw on criticism by both new historicists and cultural

Overview

This is a collection of newly-commissioned essays by established scholars, responding to recent critical debate on political theatre of the turbulent early years of the seventeenth century. Addressing a wide range of theatre texts from the period between the accession of James I and the Civil War, the authors draw on criticism by both new historicists and cultural materialists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521118828
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/03/2009
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Theatre and government under the early Stuarts J. R. Mulryne; 2. Early Stuart politics Simon Adams; 3. Ben Jonson and the Master of the Revels Richard Dutton; 4. The politics of the Jacobean masque Graham Parry; 5. Reform or reverence? The politics of the Caroline masque Martin Butler; 6. The spectacle of the realm: civic consciousness, rhetoric and ritual in early modern London James Knowles; 7. The Reformation plays on the public stage Julia Gasper; 8. Politics and dramatic form in early modern tragedy Kathleen McLuskie; 9. Drama and opinion in the 1620s: Middleton and Massinger Margot Heinemann; Index.

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