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Title The guild and guild buildings of Shakespeare's Stratford : society, religion, school and stage / edited by J.R. Mulryne ; assistant editor, James Morris
Published Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 270 pages) : illustrations
Series Online access with DDA: Askews (Architecture)
Contents Cover; Contents; Contributors; List of Abbreviations; List of Illustrations; Preface and Acknowledgements; Plate Section; Introduction; 1 The Guild of the Holy Cross and its Buildings; 2 Reformation: Priests and People; 3 'Where one is a scholemaster of grammar': The Guild School and Teaching in Stratford-upon-Avon c. 1420-1558; 4 'More polite learning': Humanism and the New Grammar School; 5 The Guildhall, Stratford-upon-Avon: The Focus of Civic Governance in the Sixteenth Century; 6 The Stratford Court of Record 1553-1601
7 The Archaeology of the Guild Buildings of Shakespeare's Stratford-upon-Avon8 Professional Theatre in the Guildhall 1568-1620: Players, Puritanism and Performance; 9 The Queen's Men in Stratford and The Troublesome Reign of John, King of England; 10 Repertoire of the Professional Players in Stratford-upon-Avon, 1568-1597; Index
Summary The guild buildings of Shakespeare's Stratford represent a rare instance of a largely unchanged set of buildings which draw together the threads of the town's civic life. With its multi-disciplinary perspectives on this remarkable group of buildings, this volume provides a comprehensive account of the religious, educational, legal, social and theatrical history of Stratford, focusing on the sixteenth century and Tudor Reformation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Architecture and society -- England -- Stratford-upon-Avon
Guildhalls -- England -- Stratford-upon-Avon
Municipal buildings -- England -- Stratford-upon-Avon
Architecture and society.
Manners and customs.
Municipal buildings.
Stratford-upon-Avon (England) -- Buildings, structures, etc
Stratford-upon-Avon (England) -- Social life and customs -- 16th century
England -- Stratford-upon-Avon.
Form Electronic book
Author Mulryne, J. R.
LC no. 2012021803
ISBN 1317029658