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The Oxford handbook of early modern theatre

The Oxford handbook of early modern theatre

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theater -- England -- History -- 16th century,
  • Theater -- England -- History -- 17th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [623]-672) and index.

    Statementedited by Richard Dutton.
    SeriesOxford handbooks of literature
    ContributionsDutton, Richard, 1948-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2589 .O94 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 716 p. :
    Number of Pages716
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23732154M
    ISBN 100199287244
    ISBN 109780199287246
    LC Control Number2009921243

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An indispensable reference for the study of Early Modern Theatre; Thirty-five specially written contributions by an international team of experts providing the most advanced scholarship in each area; Unusually, contains essays on theatre history methodology.

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The excellent Oxford Handbook of Modern Irish Theatre, which takes its place as the best single volume on the subject, is the culmination of all Author: Fintan O’Toole. The Oxford Handbook of Shakespearean Tragedy is a collection of fifty-four essays by a range of scholars from all parts of the world, bringing together some of the best-known writers in the field with a strong selection of younger Shakespeareans.

Together these essays offer readers a fresh and comprehensive understanding of Shakespeare tragedies as both works of literature and Format: Hardcover. James Burbage (–35 – 2 February ) was an English actor, theatre impresario, joiner, and theatre builder in the English Renaissance theatre.

He built The Theatre, the first permanent dedicated theatre built in England since Roman times. James Burbage was born aboutprobably in Bromley in Kent. Shakespeare, Memory, and The Early Modern Theatre With Zackariah Long This chapter presents a set of conceptual links between William Shakespeare's Globe and the memory theatre, especially as manifested in that most famous memory theatre of the European Renaissance, Giulio Camillo': Zackariah Long.

The essays in this Handbook, written by leading scholars working in the rapidly developing field of witchcraft studies, explore the historical literature regarding witch beliefs and witch trials in Europe and colonial America between the early fifteenth and early eighteenth centuries.

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in M Neill & D Schalkwyk (eds), The Oxford Handbook of Shakespearean Tragedy. Oxford University Press, pp. Stern, T'Production Preparation'.

in B Smith (ed.), The Cambridge Guide to the Worlds of Shakespeare. Cambridge University Press, pp. Chapter.When Quince first meets his actors in A Midsummer Night's Dream, he tells them who they will be playing and a little about their fictional characters.

He also distributes to the actors their ‘parts’, the pieces of paper on which their words are.