The Influence of the Jacobean Masque on the Plays of Beaumont and Fletcher: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Influence of the Jacobean Masque on the Plays of Beaumont and Fletcher

1st Edition

By Suzanne Gossett

Routledge

374 pages

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Description

This title, first published in 1988, examines the influence of the Jacobean masque on the plays of Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher. The author examines the ways in which the plays of Beaumont and Fletcher represent not only a great expression of human emotion, but how they are also a fine example of the growth and change of dramatic form. This title will be of interest to students of drama, literature and performance studies.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Groping for a Form: Beaumont, Fletcher, and Shakespeare 3. Henry VIII and The Two Nobel Kinsman 4. The Use of Full Masques in the Plays of Beaumont and Fletcher 5. Masque Elements in the Plays of Beaumont and Fletcher 6. Conclusion; Appendices; Bibliography

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Renaissance Drama

Reissuing 15 works originally published between 1934 and 1991, this diverse set offers an outstanding collection of scholarship devoted to Renaissance Drama. Routledge Library Editions: Renaissance Drama provides an extensive study of performance history and criticism of Elizabethan and Jacobean theatre, as well as volumes dedicated to the playwrights Ben Jonson and William Shakespeare. These volumes present together a lively picture of the development of British theatre and will be of interest to students of literature, drama and performance.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PER011000
PERFORMING ARTS / Theater / General
PER011020
PERFORMING ARTS / Theater / History & Criticism