Licensing, Censorship and Authorship in Early Modern England: Buggeswords

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Palgrave Macmillan, 2000 - Drama - 218 pages
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Licensing, Censorship and Authorship in Early Modern England examines in detail both how the practice of censorship shaped writing in the Shakespearean period, and how our sense of that censorship continues to shape modern understandings of what was written. Separate chapters trace the development of licensing in the theatre, and the response of the actors and dramatists to it. There are detailed examinations of how censorship affects our reading of four major playwrights: Marlowe, Shakespeare, Jonson, and Middleton, and how the control of printed books compared with the regulation of the stage.

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Richard Dutton is Professor of English, Lancaster University.

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