The Disguised Ruler in Shakespeare and his Contemporaries

The Disguised Ruler in Shakespeare and his Contemporaries

by Kevin A. Quarmby

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138277045
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/16/2016
Series: Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama Series
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.20(h) x (d)

About the Author

Kevin A. Quarmby is Assistant Professor of English at The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota. His prior professional acting career informs his Shakespeare research.

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface; Introduction: the disguised ruler in Shakespeare and his contemporaries; The disguised ruler on the Elizabethan stage; The Malcontent: a play in two forms; Measure for Measure: conventionality in disguise; The Phoenix and The Fawn: law, morality and the medievalism of disguise; Disguised ruler afterlives: the spectre of terrorism; Afterword: the sting in The Wasp's tail; Bibliography; Index.

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