Drama by Period - Renaissance Products

  • 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
    Routledge Library Editions: Renaissance Drama

  • 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
    Routledge Library Editions: Renaissance Drama

  • 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
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Drama and the Politics of Generational Conflict in Shakespeare's England

    1st Edition

    By Stephannie Gearhart

    Drama and the Politics of Generational Conflict in Shakespeare’s England examines the intersection between art and culture and explains how ideas about age circulated in early modern England. Stephannie Gearhart illustrates how a variety of texts – including drama by Shakespeare, Jonson, and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-23
    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

  • Shakespeare and the Cultivation of Difference

    Race and Conduct in the Early Modern World, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Akhimie

    Shakespeare and the Cultivation of Difference reveals the relationship between racial discrimination and the struggle for upward social mobility in the early modern world. Reading Shakespeare’s plays alongside contemporaneous conduct literature - how-to books on self-improvement - this book…

    Hardback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • Shakespeare and Commedia dell'Arte

    Play by Play, 1st Edition

    By Artemis Preeshl

    Shakespeare and Commedia dell’Arte examines the ongoing influence of commedia dell’arte on Shakespeare’s plays. Exploring the influence of commedia dell’arte improvisation, sight gags, and wordplay on the development of Shakespeare’s plays, Artemis Preeshl blends historical research with…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13

  • The Elizabethan Player

    Contemporary Stage Representation, 1st Edition

    By David Albert Mann

    In this book, first published in 1991, David Mann argues for more attention to the performer in the study of Elizabethan plays and less concern for their supposed meanings and morals. He concentrates on a collection of extracts from plays which show the Elizabethan actor as a character onstage. He…

    Hardback – 2017-03-23
    Routledge Library Editions: Renaissance Drama

  • Routledge Library Editions: Renaissance Drama

    1st Edition

    By Various

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-03-23
    Routledge Library Editions: Renaissance Drama

  • The Routledge Companion to Commedia dell'Arte

    1st Edition

    Edited by Judith Chaffee, Oliver Crick

    From Commedia dell’Arte came archetypal characters that are still with us today, such as Harlequin and Pantalone, and the rediscovered craft of writing comic dramas and masked theatre. From it came the forces that helped create and influence Opera, Ballet, Pantomime, Shakespeare, Moliere, Lopes de…

    Paperback – 2017-02-01

  • Carnival and Theater (Routledge Revivals)

    Plebian Culture and The Structure of Authority in Renaissance England, 1st Edition

    By Michael D. Bristol

    In this title, first published in 1985, Michael Bristol draws on several theoretical and critical traditions to study the nature and purpose of theatre as a social institution: on Marxism, and its revisions in the work of Mikhail Bakhtin; on the theories of Emile Durkheim and their adaptations in…

    Paperback – 2015-06-12
    Routledge Revivals

  • Macbeth

    New Critical Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Moschovakis

    This volume offers a wealth of critical analysis, supported with ample historical and bibliographical information about one of Shakespeare’s most enduringly popular and globally influential plays. Its eighteen new chapters represent a broad spectrum of current scholarly and interpretive approaches,…

    Paperback – 2014-10-23
    Shakespeare Criticism

  • The Renaissance Drama of Knowledge

    Giordano Bruno in England, 1st Edition

    By Hilary Gatti

    Giordano Bruno’s visit to Elizabethan England in the 1580s left its imprint on many fields of contemporary culture, ranging from the newly-developing science, the philosophy of knowledge and language, to the extraordinary flowering of Elizabethan poetry and drama. This book explores Bruno's…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy

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