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Elizabethan Jacobean Drama : The Theatre in Its Time - G. Blakemore Evans

Elizabethan Jacobean Drama

The Theatre in Its Time

Paperback Published: 21st April 1998
ISBN: 9780941533706
Number Of Pages: 432

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The purpose of this absorbing collection is to illuminate the world of the theatre by setting it squarely in its historical context. To that end, Professor Evans draws on the whole spectrum of Elizabethan-Jacobean writing, from official documents to diaries and letters. Part I, The Theatre and the World, deals, through contemporary writings, with the drama itself, the audiences and their responses, theatrical companies, acting and actors, and buildings and technical matters. Part II, The Worlds and the Theatre, illustrates how the problems of everyday life, complicated as they were by moral, religious, social, political, and economic issues, provided an ever-fruitful source of materials to the dramatists who practiced their craft during this extraordinarily creative period.

A useful teaching tool. * CHOICE * A useful teaching tool. CHOICE

ISBN: 9780941533706
ISBN-10: 0941533700
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 432
Published: 21st April 1998
Publisher: New Amsterdam Books
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.4  x 2.6
Weight (kg): 0.55