The London theatre guide, 1576-1642

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A. Johnson at Burlington Press , London
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Statementedited by Christopher Edwards.
ContributionsEdwards, Christopher.
LC ClassificationsPN2596.L6 L65 1979
The Physical Object
Pagination61 p. :
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Open LibraryOL3804048M
LC Control Number81109014

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The London theatre guide, [Christopher Edwards; Bear Gardens Museum and Arts Centre.;]. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Associated-names Edwards, Christopher Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Camera Sony Alpha-A (Control)Pages: get this book Contents Books About: Besides documenting the predominant presence of privileged patrons in the audience, the author discusses the shape of the privileged life, the place of the privileged in the social structure, the forces that drew so many of them to London, and 1576-1642 book factors that made them such avid theatergoers.

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Due to Pages: Read "The Cambridge Introduction to Early Modern Drama, –" by Julie Sanders available from Rakuten Kobo. Engaging and stimulating, this Introduction provides a fresh vista of the early modern theatrical landscape.

Chapters ar Brand: Cambridge University Press. McMillin, Scott, The Elizabethan Theatre and the Book of Sir Thomas More, Ithaca, McMillin, Scott, ‘Sussex's Men in The Evidence of Titus Andronicus and The Jew of Malta ’, Theatre Studies 32 ( Cited by: Background.

The term English Renaissance theatre encompasses the period between —following a performance of Gorboduc, the first English play using blank verse, at the Inner Temple during the Christmas season of —and the ban on theatrical plays enacted by the English Parliament in The phrase Elizabethan theatre is sometimes used, improperly, to mean English Renaissance.

In the Restoration period, after the reopening of the London playhouses, theatre professionals like Davenant, Killigrew, Tate, etc. saw Shakespeare as a gifted but primitive forerunner whose drama was limited by the crude conditions of the Globe and the usually ad hoc character of any indoor theatres.

InJames Burbage (an actor who was formerly a 1576-1642 book built one of the first theatres in London. It was constructed north of London, beyond the city walls, and was called the Theatre.

Philip Henslowe, a businessman who had made money by putting on plays and running bear-baiting contests, built the Rose theatre in in Southwark. Theatre of Fire: Special Effects in Early English and Scottish Theatre. London: Society for Theatre Research, Callaghan, Dympna.

Shakespeare without Women: Representing Gender and Race on the Renaissance Stage. London; New York: Routledge, Campbell, Lily B. You are not logged in. ()University Links. Careers Network; Centre for Academic Practice; Centre for Faith and Spirituality.

Cook, Ann Jennalie. The Privileged Playgoers of Shakespeare's London, (). Sees Shakespeare's audience as wealthier, more middle-class, and more intellectual than Harbage (below) does. Dessen, Alan C. Elizabethan Drama and the Viewer's Eye ().

On how certain scenes may have looked to spectators in an Elizabethan theater. Gurr. Also focusing on literary geologies is Gavin Hollis’s The Absence of America: The London Stage –, which tackles the question of why America, as a contemporary subject of plot or dialogue (or as theatrical setting), features so little in early modern play-texts and : Eoin Price, Elizabeth Sharrett, Helen F.

Smith, Per Sivefors, Clare Whitehead. Allison P. Hobgood tells a new story about the emotional experiences of theatregoers in Renaissance England. Through detailed case studies of canonical plays by Shakespeare, Jonson, Kyd and Heywood, the reader will discover what it felt like to be part of performances in English theatre and appreciate the key role theatregoers played in the life of early modern : Allison P.

Hobgood. Andrew Gurr (Playgoing in Shakespeare's London, ) and Ann Jennalie Cook (The Privileged Playgoers of Shakespeare's London, () provided a wealth of new information and insight about those who came to see the plays of Shakespeare and his contemporaries.

The Elizabethan era is the epoch in the Tudor period of the history of England during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I (–). Historians often depict it as the golden age in English history.

The symbol of Britannia (a female personification of Great Britain) was first used inand often thereafter, to mark the Elizabethan age as a renaissance that inspired national pride through Followed by: Jacobean era.

Online shopping for History & Criticism from a great selection at Books Store. The Frantic Assembly Book of Devising Theatre The Absence of America: The London Stage, (Early Modern Literary Geographies) 17 Sep by Gavin Hollis.

Hardcover. £/5. Shakespeare on Theatre. A hundred yards or so southeast of the new Globe Theatre is a vacant lot surrounded by a corrugated-iron fence marked with a bronze plaque as the site of the original Globe Theatre of A little closer to the new Globe, one can peer through dirty slit windows into a dimly lit space in the basement of a new office building, next to London Bridge, where about two.

02/18/20 Shakespeare and Renaissance Drama | Queen Mary, University of London - Julie Sanders, Book | Recommended Recommended | Good general guide to early modern theatre, focussed mainly 1/ 02/18/20 Shakespeare and Renaissance Drama |.

The book contains vivid case studies of these dramatic works, some of which have never before been identified, and the circumstances for which they were written: the use of London street theatre in to promote Henry VIII's arrogation of Royal Supremacy; the aggressively Protestant court masque of which marked the accession of Elizabeth.

Shakespeare’s history plays were so successful in the s’ London theatre that the editors of Shakespeare’s complete works, inchose to group his dramatic output under three headings: comedies, histories, and tragedies.

The genre established itself by Nationality: English. Cook, Ann Jennalie, The Privileged Playgoers of Shakespeare’s London, (Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press, ) Dessen, Alan C., Recovering Shakespeare’s Theatrical Vocabulary (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, )4/5(32).

‘Reputation and the Red Bull Theatre, –42’ (YES 44[] 29–50), by Rory Loughnane, is an essay that challenges the idea that the Red Bull theatre was the least reputable of the Jacobean and Caroline theatres in London—an opinion which, as Loughnane points out, ‘held sway for much of the twentieth century’ (p.

30). Loughnane Author: Eoin Price, Elizabeth Sharrett, Helen F. Smith, Per Sivefors, Clare Whitehead. A selection from the new books in the Library. 5 June Johnson, Samuel. Samuel Johnson. Edited by David Womersley. (21st-century Oxford authors).Oxford University Press, PR Joseph, Paterson. Julius Caesar and me: exploring Shakespeare’s African play.

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Methuen Drama, PR Young, Alan, R. Steam-driven Shakespeare or making good books cheap: five. The Absence of America: The London Stage, – Early Modern Literary Geographies. Early Modern Literary Geographies. Series eds. Julie Sanders and Garrett A.

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Theatre and Drama Catalogue from Cambridge University Press. We are making a group of short films about the theatre in London between around and These will complement a map, book, app, website and lecture series being created by Shakespearean London Theatres, all of which aim to enhance understanding of early modern theatre beyond the story of Shakespeare and the Globe.

between the Strand and the Thames, to the Globe Theatre. The Hatfield House accounts record: "going by water with my Lady Ann in two boats to the Globe, ls-6d going and returning ls-6d+"1 G. E. Bentley, Ann Jennalie Cook, Andrew Gurr, and N.

W, Bawcutt have .Almost all of this evidence is unconnected to the London professional stage ofbut Stern confidently applies there what she discovers from amateur performances, closet drama, and the Restoration theatre.

"'Arguments' in Playhouse and Book (pp. ), there is some surviving evidence, although the few professional theatre plays.Ann Jennalie Cook ( - ) is the author of The Privileged Playgoers of Shakespeare’s London,and Making a Match: Courtship in Shakespeare and His Society, both published by Princeton University has served as an officer of the International Shakespeare Association, on the Board of the Folger Shakespeare Library, and—from until —as Executive Director of.