A Companion to Renaissance Drama

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Arthur F. Kinney
Wiley, Jun 10, 2002 - Literary Criticism - 644 pages
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This expansive, inter-disciplinary guide to Renaissance plays and the world they played to gives readers a colorful overview of England's great dramatic age.

  • Provides an expansive and inter-disciplinary approach to Renaissance plays and the world they played to.
  • Offers a colourful and comprehensive overview of the material conditions of England's most important dramatic period.
  • Gives readers facts and data along with up-to-date interpretation of the plays.
  • Looks at the drama in terms of its cultural agency, its collaborative nature, and its ideological complexity.

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Arthur F. Kinney is Copeland Professor of Literary History at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and Director of the Massachusetts Center for Renaissance Studies. He is the editor of A Companion to Renaissance Drama (Blackwell, 2002) and of the journal English Literary Renaissance. His other recent publications include Lies like Truth: Shakespeare, Macbeth, and the Cultural Moment (2001) and Shakespeare by Stages (Blackwell, 2002).

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