Theatre and Crisis, 1632-1642

Theatre and Crisis, 1632-1642

by Martin Butler

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521310499
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 04/09/1987
Pages: 356
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; List of tables; Preface; Note on procedures; 1. Some contentions; 2. Drama and the Caroline crisis; 3. Court drama: the queen's circle 1632-37; 4. Lovers and tyrants: courtier plays 1637-42; 5. Puritanism and theatre; 6. The Caroline audience; 7. City comedies: courtiers and gentlemen; 8. The survival of the popular tradition; 9. Concepts of the country in the drama; 10. Some conclusions; Appendix I. Dramatic of semi-dramatic pamphlets 1641-42; Appendix II. Shakespeare's unprivileged playgoers 1576-1642; Notes; Index.

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