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Author Fletcher, Alan J., author

Title Drama, Performance, and Polity in Pre-Cromwellian Ireland / Alan J. Fletcher
Published Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2016]
©2000
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Description 1 online resource
Series Studies in Early English Drama
Studies in early English drama.
Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Illustrations -- Preface -- Abbreviations -- A Note on Texts, Transcriptions, and Terminology -- Prologue: Insubstantial Pageants -- 1. Drama and the Performing Arts of Gaelic Ireland -- 2. Early Dublin Drama -- 3. Dublin Drama in the Sixteenth Century -- 4. Drama and the Performing Arts in Old Kilkenny -- 5. Provincial Pomps and Triumphs -- 6. Patrons, Households, and Institutions -- 7. Dublin Drama in the Seventeenth Century -- Epilogue: Revels Ended -- APPENDIX I: The Dublin Visitatio Sepulcri Play -- APPENDIX II: Titus or the Palme of Christian Covrage -- APPENDIX IIIa-c: Civic Entries -- APPENDIX Iv: Introduction to the Sword Dance -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary A study of the early history of drama and performance in Ireland, from the 7th century through the 16th and 17th centuries, ending on the eve of the arrival of Oliver Cromwell
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed Jan. 06, 2016)
Subject Irish drama -- History and criticism.
Theater -- Ireland -- History.
Theater -- Ireland -- Dublin -- History.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1442674083
9781442674080