The Cambridge Companion to English Renaissance Drama

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Professor of English and Comparative Literature A R Braunmuller, A. R. Braunmuller, Michael Hattaway, Cambridge University Press
Cambridge University Press, Sep 25, 2003 - Drama - 463 pages
This second edition of the Companion offers students up-to-date factual and interpretative material about the principal theatres, playwrights and plays of the most important period of English drama, from 1580 1642. There are chapters on theatres, dramaturgy, the social, cultural and political conditions of the drama, on private and occasional drama, political plays, heroic plays, burlesque, comedy, tragedy, and drama produced during the reign of Charles I.All the essays have been revised and their references updated and the substantial biographical and bibliographical section has been expanded.

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