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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 49 citing Art Made Tongue-tied by Authority: Elizabethan and Jacobean Dramatic Censorship.

Stage-wrights: Shakespeare, Jonson, Middleton, and the Making of Theatrical ...

Paul Edward Yachnin - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 210 pages
To many of their contemporaries, William Shakespeare, Ben Jonson, and Thomas Middleton were little more than artisanal craftsmen, "stage-wrights" who wrote plays for money, to ...
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Becoming Criminal: Transversal Performance and Cultural Dissidence in Early ...

Bryan Reynolds - History - 2002 - 217 pages
In this book Bryan Reynolds argues that early modern England experienced a sociocultural phenomenon, unprecedented in English history, which has been largely overlooked by ...
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Local Shakespeares: Proximations and Power

Martin Orkin - Drama - 2005 - 220 pages
This remarkable volume challenges scholars and students to look beyond a dominant European and North American 'metropolitan bank' of Shakespeare knowledge. As well as revealing ...
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Marlowe, History, and Sexuality: New Critical Essays on Christopher Marlowe

Paul Whitfield White - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 257 pages
The year 1993 marked the 400th anniversary of Marlowe's death by stabbing in a tavern brawl. It also served as a rallying point for novels, plays, a film and many scholarly ...
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Writing the Reformation: Actes and Monuments and the Jacobean History Play

Marsha S. Robinson - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 192 pages
In this study, Marsha Robinson presents the most thorough examination to date of a largely neglected group of plays dealing with the lives and times of Tudor figures - the ...
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Rhetoric and Wonder in English Travel Writing, 1560-1613

Jonathan P. A. Sell - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 215 pages
Exploring how far early modern travel writing could give the strange the ring of truth, this book offers rhetorical readings of the representations by early modern writers of ...
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Middleton's "Vulgar Pasquin": Essays on A Game at Chess

Trevor Howard Howard-Hill - Drama - 1995 - 341 pages
"Thomas Middleton's A Game at Chess (1624) is the most remarkable play of James I's reign. A staunchly anti-Spanish, anti-Jesuit chess allegory, with touches of topical satire ...
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