Routledge Anthology of Renaissance Drama / Edition 1 available in Paperback
This anthology offers a full introduction to Renaissance theatre in its historical and political context, along with newly edited and thoroughly annotated texts of the following plays:
* The Spanish
Tragedy (Thomas Kyd)
* Arden of Faversham (Anon.)
* Edward II (Christopher Marlowe)
* A Woman Killed with Kindness (Thomas
* The Tragedy of Mariam (Elizabeth Cary)
* The Masque of Blackness (Ben Jonson)
* The Knight of the Burning Pestle (Francis
* Epicoene, or the Silent Woman (Ben Jonson)
* The Roaring Girl (Thomas Middleton & Thomas Dekker)
* The Changeling
(Thomas Middleton & William Rowley)
* 'Tis Pity She's a Whore (John Ford).
Each play is prefaced by an introductory headnote discussing the thematic focus of the play and its textual history, and is cross-referenced to other plays of the period that relate thematically and generically.
An accompanying website contains a wide selection of contextual documents which supplement the anthology: www.routledge.com/textbooks/0415187346
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||7.50(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.90(d)|
|Age Range:||18 Years|
About the Author
Simon Barker is Principal Lecturer in English at the University of Gloucestershire. His research and teaching interests lie in the cultural history of the Tudor and early-Stuart periods with an emphasis on drama.
Hilary Hinds is Lecturer in English at the University of Lancaster. Her research and teaching focus principally on seventeenth-century literature, in particular on women's writing from the radical sects.
Table of ContentsAcknowledgements. Guide to the Anthology. Introduction. Further Reading. Chronology of English Culture and Society 1558 to 1642. The Plays: Thomas Kyd, The Spanish Tragedy (1585); Anon., Arden of Faversham (1592); Christopher Marlowe, Edward II (1593); Thomas Heywood, A Woman Killed With Kindness (1603); Elizabeth Cary, The Tradegy of Mariam, The Fair Queen of Jewry (1604); Ben Jonson, The Masque of Blackness (1605); Francis Beaumont, The Knight of the Burning Pestle (1607); Ben Jonson, Epicoene, or The Silent Woman (1609); Thomas Middleton and Thomas Dekker, The Roaring Girl (1611); Thomas Middleton and William Rowley, The Changeling (1622); John Ford, 'Tis a Pity She's a Whore (1633).