A companion to Renaissance drama

edited by Arthur F. Kinney

This expansive, inter-disciplinary guide to Renaissance plays and the world they played to, gives readers a colorful overview of England's great dramatic age. This work: provides an expansive and inter-disciplinary approach to Renaissance plays and the world they played to; offers a colourful and comprehensive overview of the material conditions of England's most important dramatic period; gives readers facts and data along with up-to-date interpretation of the plays; and, looks at the drama in terms of its cultural agency, its collaborative nature, and its ideological complexity.

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  • List of Illustrations.Notes on Contributors.Acknowledgements.Introduction: The Dramatic World of the Renaissance. (Arthur F. Kinney).Part One: The Drama's World.1. The Politics of Renaissance England . (Norman Jones).2. Political Thought and the Theater, 1580-1630. (Annabel Patterson).3. Religious Persuasions, C.1580-C.1620. (Lori Anne Ferrell).4. Social Discourse and the Changing Economy. (Lee Beier).5. London and Westminster. (Ian W. Archer).6. Vagrancy. (William C. Carroll).7. Family and Household. (Martin Ingram).8. Travel and Trade. (William H. Sherman).9. Everyday Custom and Popular Culture. (Michael Bristol).10. Magic and Witchcraft. (Deborah Willis).Part Two: The World of Drama.11. Play Houses. (Herbert Berry).12. The Transmission of an English Renaissance Play-text. (Grace Ioppolo).13. Playing Companies and Repertory. (Roslyn L. Knutson).14. Must the Devil Appear?: Audiences, Actors, and Stage Business. (S. P. Cerasano).15. "The Actors are Come Hither": Traveling Companies. (Peter H. Greenfield).16. Jurisdiction of Theater and Censorship. (Richard Dutton).Part Three: Kinds of Drama.17. Medieval and reformation Roots. (Raphael Falco).18. The Academic Drama. (Robert S. Knapp).19. "What revels are in Hand?": Performances in the Great Households. (Suzanne Westfall).20. Progresses and Court Entertainments. (R. Malcolm Smuts).21. Civic Drama. (Lawrence Manley).22. Boy Companies and Private Theaters. (Michael Shapiro).23. Revenge Tragedy. (Eugene D. Hill)].24. Staging the Malcontent in early Modern England. (Mark Thornton Burnett).25. City Comedy. (John A. Twyning).26. Domestic Tragedy: Private Life on the Public Stage. (Lena Cowen Orlin)].27. Romance and Tragicomedy. (Maurice Hunt).28. Gendering the Stage. (Alison Findlay).29. Closet Drama. (Marta Straznicky).Part Four: Dramatists.30. Continental Influences. (Lawrence, F. Rhu).31. Christopher Marlowe. (Emily C. Bartels).32. Ben Jonson. (W. David Kay).33. Sidney, Cary, Wroth. (Margaret Ferguson).34. Thomas Middleton. (John Jowett).35. Beaumont and Fletcher. (Lee Bliss).36. Collaboration. (Philip C. McGuire).37. John Webster. (Elli Abraham Shellist).38. John Ford. (Mario DiGangi).Index.

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書名 A companion to Renaissance drama
著作者等 Kinney Arthur F.
Kinney Arthur F. (...Arthur Frederick...)
シリーズ名 Blackwell companions to literature and culture
出版元 Blackwell
刊行年月 c2004
版表示 New ed
ページ数 xvii, 623 p.
大きさ 25 cm
ISBN 1405121793
NCID BA70497086
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス