The Faber Pocket Guide to Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama


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From Ben Jonson's The Alchemist to the anonymous A Yorkshire Tragedy, from Thomas Dekker's The Shoemakers' Holiday to John Ford's 'Tis Pity She's a Whore.

* This essential guide provides clear and lively information on 34 great Elizabethan and Jacobean plays.

* Each chapter includes information on the play's source, the story, the author, the historical context and the world of the play, as well as a section on the playwright's craft and the play's performance history.

* This book is for anyone wishing to understand this fascinating and fertile period in British drama, and will be invaluable for students of Shakespeare seeking a fuller understanding of the exciting theatrical times in which he wrote.

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Faber & Faber
Data de publicaci贸
Idioma
Angl猫s
Tipus
R煤stica
EAN/UPC
9780571214891

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