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ISBN 10 : 0521594278
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ISBN 10 : 9781317103660
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ISBN 10 : 9781501154775
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ISBN 10 : 9781524555436
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Download Shakespeare, the Queen's Men, and the Elizabethan Performance of History PDF

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ISBN 10 : 9781107376793
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Download Shakespeare, the Queen's Men, and the Elizabethan Performance of History PDF by Brian Walsh Full Free and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2009-12-10 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Elizabethan history play was one of the most prevalent dramatic genres of the 1590s, and so was a major contribution to Elizabethan historical culture. The genre has been well served by critical studies that emphasize politics and ideology; however, there has been less interest in the way history is interrogated as an idea in these plays. Drawing in period-sensitive ways on the field of contemporary performance theory, this book looks at the Shakespearean history play from a fresh angle, by first analyzing the foundational work of the Queen's Men, the playing company that invented the popular history play. Through innovative readings of their plays including The Famous Victories of Henry V before moving on to Shakespeare's 1 Henry VI, Richard III, and Henry V, this book investigates how the Queen's Men's self-consciousness about performance helped to shape Shakespeare's dramatic and historical imagination.


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ISBN 10 : 9781669819004
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ISBN 10 : UOM:39015011231845
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Download The Queen's Men and their Plays PDF by Scott McMillin Full Free and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2006-03-30 with total page 272 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This is the first book devoted to the Queen's Men, one of the major acting companies of the age of Shakespeare. The authors break new ground by showing how Elizabethan theater history can be refocused by concentrating on the company that produced the plays, rather than on the authors who wrote them. They provide a full account of the company's acting style, staging methods, touring patterns and repertoire. Their conclusions will interest Elizabethan historians as well as students and scholars of early modern theater.


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