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|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.63(d)|
Table of Contents
List of plates; Preface; 1. Introduction: the King's threshold; Part I. Shakespeare's England: 2. A superfluous sort of men: the rise and fall of the professional theatre; 3. Astraea and Chrisoganus; 4. Nation and empire; 5. The hidden King: Shakespeare's history plays; 6. Ben Jonson; 7. The royal pretenders: Ford's Perkin Warbeck and Massinger's Believe As You List; Part II. Yeats's Ireland: 8. Our Irish theatre; 9. A play-house in the waste: George Moore and the Irish theatre; 10. Nothing is concluded Sean O'Casey, Denis Johnston and Brendan Behan; Notes; Index.