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  • The Tragedy of State

    1st Edition

    By J. W. Lever

    The domination of the state over the lives of individuals is, arguably, a problem of the present-day world. In this book, first published in 1971, the author finds essentially the same problem in Jacobean tragedy in the shape it assumed during the rise of the first European nation-states. The…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25
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  • Ben Jonson

    1st Edition

    By John Palmer

    While most critical writing on Jonson concentrates on the plays, poems or masques seen in isolation, this title, first published in 1981, ranges across the genres to explore Jonson’s vision as a whole. The author points to the inner connections that make of the rich variety of Jonson’s writing a…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25
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  • Jacobean Tragedy

    The Quest for Moral Order, 1st Edition

    By Irving Ribner

    The work of dramatists such as George Chapman, Thomas Heywood, Cyril Tourneur, John Webster, Thomas Middleton and John Ford can profitably be studied as attempts to construct a new moral order in response to the absence or weakening of the religious sanction. In this study, first published in 1962,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25
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  • Jacobean Private Theatre

    1st Edition

    By Keith Sturgess

    In this scholarly and entertaining book, first published in 1987, the author tells the story of Jacobean private theatre. Most of the best plays written after 1610, including Shakespeare’s late plays such as The Tempest, were written for the new breed of private playhouses – small, roofed and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25
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  • Stuart Academic Drama

    An Edition of Three University Plays, 1st Edition

    By David L. Russell

    Although not much is known about the three Stuart plays in this edition, which was first published in 1987, we can ascribe them to one of the English universities, and each is indicative of a distinctly different influence on the Renaissance academic drama. Heteroclitanomalonomia is part of a minor…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25
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  • Ben Jonson

    His Craft and Art, 1st Edition

    By Rosalind Miles

    Though he is one of the undisputed giants of English literature, Ben Jonson is known to most people only as the author of one or two masterly plays which regularly appear in the drama repertory. He is much less well-known for his whole oeuvre, which encompasses poetry, criticism, masque-making, and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25
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  • Ben Jonson

    His Life and Work, 1st Edition

    By Rosalind Miles

    The extraordinary character of Ben Jonson has only recently been brought into the light. Critics traditionally exalted Shakespeare, at Jonson’s expense. In this biography, first published in 1986, the author presents a full and accurate account of Jonson’s life in modern times. Rosalind Miles…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25
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  • Jacobean City Comedy

    1st Edition

    By Brian Gibbons

    The first decade of the Jacobean age witnessed a sudden profusion of comedies satirizing city life; among these were comedies by Ben Jonson, John Marston and Thomas Middleton, as well as the bulk of the repertory of the newly-established children’s companies at Blackfriars and Paul’s. The…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25
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  • Courtesans and Cuckolds

    A Glossary of Renaissance Dramatic Bawdy, 1st Edition

    By James T. Henke

    This title, first published in 1979, is a glossary of the bawdy vocabulary that was used in Renaissance Drama. One of the primary functions of this gloss of literary bawdy is to interpret imaginative uses of the language rather than simply record the generally accepted uses and meanings, with its…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25
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  • The Influence of the Jacobean Masque on the Plays of Beaumont and Fletcher

    1st Edition

    By Suzanne Gossett

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25
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  • Essays on Shakespeare and Elizabethan Drama

    In Honour of Hardin Craig, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Hosley

    The twenty-eight essays of this collection, first published in 1962, are the work of distinguished British, Canadian, and American scholars. The essays range widely over the field of Elizabethan drama, concentrating attention on Shakespeare and Marlowe but not neglecting earlier dramatists such as…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25
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  • Blood and Home in Early Modern Drama

    Domestic Identity on the Renaissance Stage, 1st Edition

    By Ariane M. Balizet

    In this volume, the author argues that blood was, crucially, a means by which dramatists negotiated shifting contours of domesticity in 16th and 17th century England. Early modern English drama vividly addressed contemporary debates over an expanding idea of "the domestic," which encompassed the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
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    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

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