Tudor Drama Before Shakespeare, 1485-1590

Tudor Drama Before Shakespeare, 1485-1590

by Lloyd Edward Kermode
     
 

For too long, a large part of the corpus of Tudor drama has languished in the shadow of Shakespeare and his late-Elizabethan contemporaries. The essays in this collection offer a timely re-assessment of pre-Shakespearean theater in all its aspects, from the practicalities of staging and touring to issues of representation and ideology. The volume delivers a

Overview

For too long, a large part of the corpus of Tudor drama has languished in the shadow of Shakespeare and his late-Elizabethan contemporaries. The essays in this collection offer a timely re-assessment of pre-Shakespearean theater in all its aspects, from the practicalities of staging and touring to issues of representation and ideology. The volume delivers a significant challenge to developmental models of theatrical and literary history and substantially revises our understanding of key texts, practices, and cultures of early modern drama.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403965264
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
08/07/2004
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.32(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.89(d)

Meet the Author

Lloyd Kermode is Associate Professor of English at California State University, Long Beach.

Jason Scott-Warren is English Lecturer at University of York.

Martine van Elk is Assistant Professor of English at California State University, Long Beach.n drama.

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