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Title The Cambridge history of British theatre. Vol. 1, Origins to 1660 / edited by Jane Milling and Peter Thomson
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 494 pages)
Series Cambridge histories online
Contents Pre-Elizabethan theatre -- From Roman to Renaissance in drama and theatre / John C. Coldewey -- Faith, pastime, performance and drama in Scotland to 1603 / John J. McGavin -- The Bible as play in Reformation England / Paul Whitfield White -- Drama in 1553: continuity and change / Peter Happé -- Elizabethan theatre -- The development of a professional theatre, 1540-1660 / Jane Milling -- Drama outside London after 1540 / Peter H. Greenfield -- 'An example of courtesy and liberality': great households and performance / Suzane Westfall -- The birth of an industry / Douglas Bruster -- Theatre and controversy, 1572-1603 / Diana E. Henderson -- The condition of theatre in England in 1599 / Andrew Gurr -- Ben Jonson's Every Man in his Humour : a Case Study / Richard Allen Cave -- London professional playhouses and performances / Martin White -- Jacobean and Caroline theatre -- Working playwrights, 1580-1642 / Roslyn L. Knutson -- Theatre and controversy, 1603-1642 / Janette Dillon -- The Stuart masque and its makers / David Lindley -- Clowns, fools and knaves: stages in the evolution of acting / Peter Thomson -- Thomas Middleton's A Game at Chess : a case study / Richard Dutton -- The condition of the theatres in 1642 / Martin Butler -- Theatre and Commonwealth / Janet Clare
Summary The first of three volumes looking at the turbulent public life of performance in Britain. Volume One covers pre-Elizabethan theatre
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Theater -- Great Britain -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Milling, Jane, 1967-
Thomson, Peter, 1938-
ISBN 9781139054058 (ebook)
1139054058 (ebook)
Other Titles History of British theatre