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A new companion to Renaissance drama, edited by Arthur F. Kinney and Thomas Warren Hopper

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A new companion to Renaissance drama
Title
A new companion to Renaissance drama
Statement of responsibility
edited by Arthur F. Kinney and Thomas Warren Hopper
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This book provides an invaluable summary of past and present scholarship surrounding the most popular and influential literary form of its time. Original interpretations from leading scholars set the scene for important paths of future inquiry"--
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822/.309
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illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1933-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kinney, Arthur F.
  • Hopper, Thomas Warren
Series statement
Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture
Series volume
98
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English drama
  • English drama
  • Renaissance
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A new companion to Renaissance drama, edited by Arthur F. Kinney and Thomas Warren Hopper
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Machine generated contents note: List of Illustrations x Notes on Contributors xi Acknowledgments xviii Introduction 1 Arthur F. Kinney and Thomas Warren Hopper Part I Context 9 1 The Politics of Renaissance England 11 Norman Jones 2 Continental Influences 21 Lawrence F. Rhu 3 Medieval and Reformation Roots 35 Raphael Falco 4 Popular Culture and the Early Modern Stage 51 Sophie Chiari and Francois Laroque 5 Multiculturalism and Early Modern Drama 65 Scott Oldenburg 6 London and Westminster 75 Ian W. Archer 7 Travel and Trade 88 William H. Sherman 8 The Theater and the Early Modern Culture of Debt 98 Amanda Bailey 9 Vagrancy 112 William C. Carroll 10 Domestic Life 125 Martin Ingram 11 Religious Persuasions, c.1580-c.1620 143 Lori Anne Ferrell 12 Science, Natural Philosophy, and New Philosophy in Early Modern England 154 Barbara H. Traister 13 Magic and Witchcraft 170 Deborah Willis 14 Antitheatricality: The Theater as Scourge 182 Leah S. Marcus Part II Theater History 193 15 Performance: Audiences, Actors, Stage Business 195 S. P. Cerasano 16 Playhouses 211 David Kathman 17 Theatrical License and Censorship 225 Richard Dutton 18 Playing Companies and Repertory 239 Roslyn L. Knutson 19 Rehearsal and Acting Practice 250 Don Weingust 20 Boy Companies and Private Theaters 268 Michael Shapiro 21 Women's Involvement in Theatrical Production 282 Natasha Korda 22 "To travayle amongst our frendes": Touring 296 Peter H. Greenfield 23 Progresses and Court Entertainments 309 R. Malcolm Smuts 24 "What revels are in hand?" Performances in the Great Households 322 Suzanne Westfall 25 Civic Drama 337 Lawrence Manley Part III Genres 355 26 Masque 357 David Lindley 27 The History Play: Shakespeare and Beyond 371 Brian Walsh 28 Domestic Tragedy: Private Life on the Public Stage 388 Lena Cowen Orlin 29 Revenge Tragedy 403 Marissa Greenberg 30 Romance and Tragicomedy 417 Jane Hwang Degenhardt and Cyrus Mulready Part IV Critical Approaches 441 31 Sexuality and Queerness on the Early Modern Stage 443 Valerie Billing 32 Gendering the Stage 456 Alison Findlay 33 Race and Early Modern Drama 474 Mary Floyd?-Wilson 34 Staging Disability in Renaissance Drama 487 David Houston Wood 35 Space and Place 501 Adam Zucker 36 The Matter of Wit and the Early Modern Stage 513 Ian Munro 37 Materialisms 529 Elizabeth Williamson Part V Playwrights, Publishers, and Textual Studies 543 38 The Transmission of an English Renaissance Play?]Text 545 Grace Ioppolo 39 Publishers of Drama 560 Tara L. Lyons 40 Sidney, Cary, Cavendish: Playwrights of the Printed Page and a Future Stage 576 Lara Dodds and Margaret Ferguson 41 Nonprofessional Playwrights 598 Matteo Pangallo Index 612
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Title Page ; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Illustrations; Notes on Contributors; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I Context ; Chapter 1 The Politics of Renaissance England ; References and Further Reading; Chapter 2 Continental Influences ; Notes; References; Chapter 3 Medieval and Reformation Roots; Liturgical Seeds; After Morality; Prejudice and Public Theater; References and Further Reading; Chapter 4 Popular Culture and the Early Modern Stage ; Print Culture: The Advent of Literacy; Popular Taste, Commercial Habits; A Theater for All: Mass Sociability; Rowdy Playgoers
  • Playwriting: Hits and FlopsReferences; Chapter 5 Multiculturalism and Early Modern Drama ; Notes; References and Further Reading; Chapter 6 London and Westminster ; Tensions and Conflict; Rhetoric, Representation, and Reality; Notes; References and Further Reading; Chapter 7 Travel and Trade ; Note; References and Further Reading; Chapter 8 The Theater and the Early Modern Culture of Debt ; Early Modern Drama and Money; Macroeconomics: The Early Modern English Credit Economy; Microeconomics: The Early Modern English Culture of Trust; An Early Modern Culture of Debt; Early Modern Drama of Debt
  • ConclusionNotes; References and Further Reading; Chapter 9 Vagrancy ; Historical Contexts; Representation; Theater; Future Developments; Notes; References; Chapter 10 Domestic Life ; The Significance of "Family" in Early Modern England; Household and Community; Houses: Space, Fabric, and Furnishings; Marriage Ages, Spousals, and Weddings; Making Marriage: Lordship, Family, and Individual; Separation and Divorce; Marital Relations; Adultery, Cuckoldry and "Riding Skimmington"; Parents and Children; Historiography and Sources; References; Chapter 11 Religious Persuasions, c.1580-c.1620
  • Faith by StatuteReligious Temperaments; Religious Reading; Conclusion; References and Further Reading; Chapter 12 Science, Natural Philosophy, and New Philosophy in Early Modern England ; Astronomy and Astrology; Alchemy and Chemistry; Medicine and Anatomy; Mathematics; References; Chapter 13 Magic and Witchcraft ; Defining Witchcraft in Context; Witchcraft Onstage; Future Directions for Study; Notes; References and Further Reading; Chapter 14 Antitheatricality: The Theater as Scourge ; Notes; References; Part II Theater History ; Chapter 15 Performance: Audiences, Actors, Stage Business
  • Envisioning Early Performances and AudiencesActors and Oral/Aural Culture; Acting Styles, Training, Rehearsal; Celebrated Actors; Clowns and Clowning; Impersonating Women; References and Further Reading; Chapter 16 Playhouses ; Introduction; 1567; 1575-1578; 1587, 1594; 1598-1600; 1607, 1614; 1617, 1623, 1630; References; Chapter 17 Theatrical License and Censorship ; Origins; Competing Authorities; Protector and Regulator; The End of Elizabeth's Reign; James I; Caroline Anxieties; Closing the Theaters; Notes; References and Further Reading; Chapter 18 Playing Companies and Repertory ; Notes
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ocn984342595
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1 online resource (xvii, 638 pages)
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online
Isbn
9781118824009
Lccn
2017030984
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remote
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(OCoLC)984342595
Label
A new companion to Renaissance drama, edited by Arthur F. Kinney and Thomas Warren Hopper
Publication
Copyright
Note
Machine generated contents note: List of Illustrations x Notes on Contributors xi Acknowledgments xviii Introduction 1 Arthur F. Kinney and Thomas Warren Hopper Part I Context 9 1 The Politics of Renaissance England 11 Norman Jones 2 Continental Influences 21 Lawrence F. Rhu 3 Medieval and Reformation Roots 35 Raphael Falco 4 Popular Culture and the Early Modern Stage 51 Sophie Chiari and Francois Laroque 5 Multiculturalism and Early Modern Drama 65 Scott Oldenburg 6 London and Westminster 75 Ian W. Archer 7 Travel and Trade 88 William H. Sherman 8 The Theater and the Early Modern Culture of Debt 98 Amanda Bailey 9 Vagrancy 112 William C. Carroll 10 Domestic Life 125 Martin Ingram 11 Religious Persuasions, c.1580-c.1620 143 Lori Anne Ferrell 12 Science, Natural Philosophy, and New Philosophy in Early Modern England 154 Barbara H. Traister 13 Magic and Witchcraft 170 Deborah Willis 14 Antitheatricality: The Theater as Scourge 182 Leah S. Marcus Part II Theater History 193 15 Performance: Audiences, Actors, Stage Business 195 S. P. Cerasano 16 Playhouses 211 David Kathman 17 Theatrical License and Censorship 225 Richard Dutton 18 Playing Companies and Repertory 239 Roslyn L. Knutson 19 Rehearsal and Acting Practice 250 Don Weingust 20 Boy Companies and Private Theaters 268 Michael Shapiro 21 Women's Involvement in Theatrical Production 282 Natasha Korda 22 "To travayle amongst our frendes": Touring 296 Peter H. Greenfield 23 Progresses and Court Entertainments 309 R. Malcolm Smuts 24 "What revels are in hand?" Performances in the Great Households 322 Suzanne Westfall 25 Civic Drama 337 Lawrence Manley Part III Genres 355 26 Masque 357 David Lindley 27 The History Play: Shakespeare and Beyond 371 Brian Walsh 28 Domestic Tragedy: Private Life on the Public Stage 388 Lena Cowen Orlin 29 Revenge Tragedy 403 Marissa Greenberg 30 Romance and Tragicomedy 417 Jane Hwang Degenhardt and Cyrus Mulready Part IV Critical Approaches 441 31 Sexuality and Queerness on the Early Modern Stage 443 Valerie Billing 32 Gendering the Stage 456 Alison Findlay 33 Race and Early Modern Drama 474 Mary Floyd?-Wilson 34 Staging Disability in Renaissance Drama 487 David Houston Wood 35 Space and Place 501 Adam Zucker 36 The Matter of Wit and the Early Modern Stage 513 Ian Munro 37 Materialisms 529 Elizabeth Williamson Part V Playwrights, Publishers, and Textual Studies 543 38 The Transmission of an English Renaissance Play?]Text 545 Grace Ioppolo 39 Publishers of Drama 560 Tara L. Lyons 40 Sidney, Cary, Cavendish: Playwrights of the Printed Page and a Future Stage 576 Lara Dodds and Margaret Ferguson 41 Nonprofessional Playwrights 598 Matteo Pangallo Index 612
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Title Page ; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Illustrations; Notes on Contributors; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I Context ; Chapter 1 The Politics of Renaissance England ; References and Further Reading; Chapter 2 Continental Influences ; Notes; References; Chapter 3 Medieval and Reformation Roots; Liturgical Seeds; After Morality; Prejudice and Public Theater; References and Further Reading; Chapter 4 Popular Culture and the Early Modern Stage ; Print Culture: The Advent of Literacy; Popular Taste, Commercial Habits; A Theater for All: Mass Sociability; Rowdy Playgoers
  • Playwriting: Hits and FlopsReferences; Chapter 5 Multiculturalism and Early Modern Drama ; Notes; References and Further Reading; Chapter 6 London and Westminster ; Tensions and Conflict; Rhetoric, Representation, and Reality; Notes; References and Further Reading; Chapter 7 Travel and Trade ; Note; References and Further Reading; Chapter 8 The Theater and the Early Modern Culture of Debt ; Early Modern Drama and Money; Macroeconomics: The Early Modern English Credit Economy; Microeconomics: The Early Modern English Culture of Trust; An Early Modern Culture of Debt; Early Modern Drama of Debt
  • ConclusionNotes; References and Further Reading; Chapter 9 Vagrancy ; Historical Contexts; Representation; Theater; Future Developments; Notes; References; Chapter 10 Domestic Life ; The Significance of "Family" in Early Modern England; Household and Community; Houses: Space, Fabric, and Furnishings; Marriage Ages, Spousals, and Weddings; Making Marriage: Lordship, Family, and Individual; Separation and Divorce; Marital Relations; Adultery, Cuckoldry and "Riding Skimmington"; Parents and Children; Historiography and Sources; References; Chapter 11 Religious Persuasions, c.1580-c.1620
  • Faith by StatuteReligious Temperaments; Religious Reading; Conclusion; References and Further Reading; Chapter 12 Science, Natural Philosophy, and New Philosophy in Early Modern England ; Astronomy and Astrology; Alchemy and Chemistry; Medicine and Anatomy; Mathematics; References; Chapter 13 Magic and Witchcraft ; Defining Witchcraft in Context; Witchcraft Onstage; Future Directions for Study; Notes; References and Further Reading; Chapter 14 Antitheatricality: The Theater as Scourge ; Notes; References; Part II Theater History ; Chapter 15 Performance: Audiences, Actors, Stage Business
  • Envisioning Early Performances and AudiencesActors and Oral/Aural Culture; Acting Styles, Training, Rehearsal; Celebrated Actors; Clowns and Clowning; Impersonating Women; References and Further Reading; Chapter 16 Playhouses ; Introduction; 1567; 1575-1578; 1587, 1594; 1598-1600; 1607, 1614; 1617, 1623, 1630; References; Chapter 17 Theatrical License and Censorship ; Origins; Competing Authorities; Protector and Regulator; The End of Elizabeth's Reign; James I; Caroline Anxieties; Closing the Theaters; Notes; References and Further Reading; Chapter 18 Playing Companies and Repertory ; Notes
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ocn984342595
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 638 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118824009
Lccn
2017030984
Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)984342595

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