A King and No King

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Manchester University Press, 2004 - Drama - 194 pages
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Accompanying the newly edited text, an introduction explores the play's sources, both literary and dramatic, and offers a thorough reconsideration of its relation to its social and political context and contemporary issues of royal absolutism, good governance and the political role of the aristocracy.
 

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Contents

GENERAL EDITORS PREFACE
vi
ABBREVIATIONS
viii
INTRODUCTION
1
The date
5
Tragicomedy and The Faithful Shepherdess
10
The play
14
Stage history
31
The text
40
A KING AND NO KING
57
Lineation
177
INDEX
185
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Bridget Escolme is Senior Lecturer in Drama at Queen Mary, University of London.

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