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The Pageant of the World
The Places of Action in Elizabethan Plays
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A. H. Bullen actors affairs allegorical Antonio and Mellida Antonio's Revenge appear areas of action audience banquet basic brings burlesque castle ceremony characters chronicle plays clergy conflict cosmic court courtiers despair drama dramatists Duchess of Malfi Duke Elizabethan play encompassing entrances and exits especially evil example exteriors Faustus formal entrances Friar furnish gentlemen Ghost God's gods Hamlet heaven Henry Heywood indicated interiors Jacquot Jonson justice King knight Lady later least likewise little world London Lord Magnetic Lady Maid's Tragedy masque Measure for Measure merchants mercy metaphor microcosm morality play moves Othello pageant pageantry palace pattern perhaps Plautus players playwrights plot presence chamber present Prince prison procession protagonist psychomachia Queen realm repentance represented restricted ritual romantic comedies rooms Sejanus Senate servants Shakespeare soldiers soul spheres spiritual street structure suggest supernatural takes place Tamburlaine testing theatre tion tradesmen tragedy variety Volpone whole