Renaissance Plays: New Readings and Rereadings
Northwestern University Press, 1985 - Literary Criticism - 182 pages
Renaissance Drama, an annual and interdisciplinary publication, is devoted to drama and performance as a central feature of Renaissance culture. The essays in each volume explore traditional canons of drama, the significance of performance (broadly construed) to early modern culture, and the impact of new forms of interpretation on the study of Renaissance plays, theater, and performance.
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JAMES P HAMMERSMITH The Death of Castile
CHARLES W HIEATT Multiple Plotting in Friar Bacon
SUSAN McCLOSKEY The Worlds of Edward II
PEGGY MUŅOZ SIMONDS The Iconography of Primitivism
DIANA BENET The MasterWit is
MARY LAUGHLIN FAWCETT Chastity and Speech
Notes on Contributors
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