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Routledge anthology of Renaissance drama

By: Barker, Simon(Edited by) Hinds, Hilary(Edited by)

1134661894 / 9781134661893
eBook (Adobe Pdf)
02/09/2003
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England
421 pages
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This anthology offers a full introduction to Renaissance theatre in its historical and political context, along with newly edited and thoroughly annotated texts of the following plays:
* The Spanish Tragedy (Thomas Kyd)
* Arden of Faversham(Anon.)
* Edward II(Christopher Marlowe)
* A Woman Killed with Kindness (Thomas Heywood)
*The Tragedy of Mariam (Elizabeth Cary)
* The Masque of Blackness(Ben Jonson)
* The Knight of the Burning Pestle (Francis Beaumont)
* Epicoene, or the Silent Woman(Ben Jonson)
* The Roaring Girl (Thomas Middleton & Thomas Dekker)
* The Changeling (Thomas Middleton & William Rowley)
*'Tis Pity She's a Whore(John Ford).
Each play is prefaced by an introductory headnote discussing the thematic focus of the play and its textual history, and is cross-referenced to other plays of the period that relate thematically and generically.
An accompanying website contains a wide selection of contextual documents which supplement the anthology: www.routledge.com/textbooks/0415187346

BIC:

2AB English, DD Plays, playscripts, DSB Literary studies: general, DSBD Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800, DSG Literary studies: plays & playwrights

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