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The Resource A new history of early English drama, edited by John D. Cox and David Scott Kastan ; foreword by Stephen J. Greenblatt

A new history of early English drama, edited by John D. Cox and David Scott Kastan ; foreword by Stephen J. Greenblatt

Label
A new history of early English drama
Title
A new history of early English drama
Statement of responsibility
edited by John D. Cox and David Scott Kastan ; foreword by Stephen J. Greenblatt
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Here are twenty-six original essays by today's leading critics and historians of the pre-seventeenth-century English stage. A major storehouse of new historical information and critical insight, A New History of Early English Drama represents a paradigmatic shift in how scholars approach the evolution of English theater. This book skillfully illustrates the complex influence of physical and social forces upon the stage, and provides an innovative approach to both literary studies and cultural history
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
822/.009
Index
index present
LC call number
PR641
LC item number
.N49 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cox, John D.
  • Kastan, David Scott
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English drama
  • English drama
  • Civilization, Medieval, in literature
  • Renaissance
  • English language
  • English drama
Label
A new history of early English drama, edited by John D. Cox and David Scott Kastan ; foreword by Stephen J. Greenblatt
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [499]-543) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : demanding history / John D. Cox and David Scott Kastan -- World pictures, modern periods, and the early stage / Margreta de Grazia -- The English church as theatrical space / John M. Wasson -- "A commonty a Christmas gambold or a tumbling trick" : Household Theater / Suzanne Westfall -- The universities : early staging in Cambridge / Alan H. Nelson -- Early staging in Oxford / John R. Elliott, Jr -- Streets and markets / Anne Higgins -- The theaters / John Orrell -- "Rowme" of its own : printed drama in early libraries / Heidi Brayman Hackel -- Theater and religious culture / Paul Whitfield White -- Wonderfull spectacles : theater and civic culture / Gordon Kipling -- The theatre and domestic culture / Diana E. Henderson -- Entertainments at court / Graham Parry -- The theater and literary culture / Barbara A. Mowat -- Theater and popular culture / Michael D. Bristol -- Touring / Peter H. Greenfield -- "Cloathes worth all the rest" : costumes and properties / Jean MacIntyre and Garrett P.J. Epp -- Censorship / Richard Dutton -- Audiences : investigation, interpretation, invention / Ann Jennalie Cook -- Rogues and rhetoricians : acting styles in early English drama / Peter Thomson -- Personnel and professionalization / W.R. Streitberger -- Playwrighting : authorship and collaboration / Jeffrey Masten -- The publication of playbooks / Peter W.M. Blayney -- Patronage and the economics of theater / Kathleen E. McLuskie and Felicity Dunsworth -- The revision of scripts / Eric Rasmussen -- The repertory / Roslyn L. Knutson -- Plays in manuscript / Paul Werstine
Control code
36074287
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 565 pages
Isbn
9780231102438
Isbn Type
(ppr : alk. paper)
Lccn
96029670
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
A new history of early English drama, edited by John D. Cox and David Scott Kastan ; foreword by Stephen J. Greenblatt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [499]-543) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : demanding history / John D. Cox and David Scott Kastan -- World pictures, modern periods, and the early stage / Margreta de Grazia -- The English church as theatrical space / John M. Wasson -- "A commonty a Christmas gambold or a tumbling trick" : Household Theater / Suzanne Westfall -- The universities : early staging in Cambridge / Alan H. Nelson -- Early staging in Oxford / John R. Elliott, Jr -- Streets and markets / Anne Higgins -- The theaters / John Orrell -- "Rowme" of its own : printed drama in early libraries / Heidi Brayman Hackel -- Theater and religious culture / Paul Whitfield White -- Wonderfull spectacles : theater and civic culture / Gordon Kipling -- The theatre and domestic culture / Diana E. Henderson -- Entertainments at court / Graham Parry -- The theater and literary culture / Barbara A. Mowat -- Theater and popular culture / Michael D. Bristol -- Touring / Peter H. Greenfield -- "Cloathes worth all the rest" : costumes and properties / Jean MacIntyre and Garrett P.J. Epp -- Censorship / Richard Dutton -- Audiences : investigation, interpretation, invention / Ann Jennalie Cook -- Rogues and rhetoricians : acting styles in early English drama / Peter Thomson -- Personnel and professionalization / W.R. Streitberger -- Playwrighting : authorship and collaboration / Jeffrey Masten -- The publication of playbooks / Peter W.M. Blayney -- Patronage and the economics of theater / Kathleen E. McLuskie and Felicity Dunsworth -- The revision of scripts / Eric Rasmussen -- The repertory / Roslyn L. Knutson -- Plays in manuscript / Paul Werstine
Control code
36074287
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 565 pages
Isbn
9780231102438
Isbn Type
(ppr : alk. paper)
Lccn
96029670
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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